focal emphysema

focal emphysema

centriacinar emphysema associated with inhalation of environmental dusts, producing dilation of the terminal and respiratory bronchioles. Also called focal dust emphysema.
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The histology of generalized pulmonary emphysema: the genesis of the early centrilobular lesion: focal emphysema.
Co-existing bronchiectasis, focal emphysema and cystic lung formations have also been reported.