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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Perinatal management of congenital cystic lung lesions in the age of minimally invasive surgery.
Studies have shown that the proportion of PLCH in multiple cystic lung disease (MCLD) is not low.
BCs constitute 13-15% of the congenital cystic lung diseases and 6% of the mediastinum masses in children [4, 5].
Unlike CPAM that often requires surgical resection, TPP is a benign, self-resolving cystic lung condition that develops after thoracic trauma.
Sjogren syndrome is associated with various respiratory complications; its most common manifestations are interstitial lung disease and tracheobronchial disease [1], but less common manifestations, such as cystic lung lesions and pulmonary amyloidosis, have been reported [2, 3].
These definitions have helped categorize cystic lung disease broadly into "true cystic," "cavitary," and "cystic mimics." For the purpose of this discussion, we will include and study cavitary lung disease and cystic disease mimickers under the broad umbrella of cystic lung disease.
The reticular pattern observed radiographically is often misinterpreted as diffuse fibrosis, peribronchial fibrosis, honeycombing, suspected bronchiectasis, pleural-pulmonary scarring, or diffuse cystic lung disease.(3) Sponge Lung is not specific for pulmonary edema and may represent any diffuse alveolar process superimposed on emphysema, including atypical infections, pulmonary hemorrhage, or non-cardiogenic causes of pulmonary edema.
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.
Cystic lung disease associated with eosinophilic granuloma and tuberous sclerosis: air trapping at dynamic ultrafast high-resolution CT.