honeycomb lung

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honeycomb lung

[′hən·ē‚kōm ‚ləŋ]
(medicine)
Condition of the lung in emphysema.
A lung containing small pus-filled cavities.
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Then, surgical treatment was performed for the patient; the pathology showed [Figure 1]d cystic lung bronchiectasis with hemorrhage, proliferation of granulation tissue and fibrous tissue, and epithelial tissue of the cyst wall scales with atypical hyperplasia.
No other family member was suffering from similar symptoms or known to have any cystic lung disease.
In 1918, Lutembacher published what is considered the first report of cystic lung disease occurring in association with TSC in a 36-year-old woman with bilateral pneumothoraces who died.