Cotton Candy Lung

A descriptive term for the gross findings of end-stage emphysema, in which residual fibrosed septae have been fancifully likened to cotton candy—a wispy, sugar-based snack


Richard M., U.S. physician, 1903–.
Burke syndrome - advanced pulmonary emphysema leading to loss of pulmonary markings on x-ray. Synonym(s): vanishing lung; solitary lobar atrophy; cotton candy lung; idiopathic pulmonary atrophy; De Martini-Balestra syndrome
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