panacinar emphysema

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panacinar emphysema

[‚pan·ə′sin·ər ‚em·fə′sē·mə]
(medicine)
Emphysema characterized by diffuse destruction of one lung.
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The findings "extend earlier reports by showing that there is both widespread narrowing and loss of smaller conducting airways before the onset of emphysematous destruction in both centrilobular and panlobular emphysema phenotypes of COPD," Mr.
In addition to the 78 patients from the lung cancer prevention study, the researchers collected data on four deceased patients who each donated a lung for transplantation (controls), four patients with centrilobular emphysema who each donated a lung, and eight patients with panlobular emphysema who donated 10 lungs after lung transplantation.
Plasma deficiency of AAT is most commonly due to the Z mutation (Glu342 GAG [right arrow] Lys AAG) and is associated with early-onset panlobular emphysema.