Home | About us | Editorial Board | Search | Ahead of print | Current Issue | Archives | Instructions | Online submissionContact Us   |  Subscribe   |  Advertise   |  Login  Page layout
Wide layoutNarrow layoutFull screen layout
Lung India Official publication of Indian Chest Society  
  Users Online: 2418   Home Print this page  Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size
CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-32

Unilateral bullous emphysema of lung


1 Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, U.P-202002., India
2 Department of Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, U.P-202002., India

Correspondence Address:
N N Shah
Department a Chest Diseases, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, U.P-202002.
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.44202

Rights and Permissions

Emphysematous bullae in a lung can coalesce into a large lucency and may cause a shift of mediastinal structures. The present report describes a case of multiple emphysematous bullae in a 35 years old man that occupied the entire left hemi­thorax with mediastinal compression of the right lung. The patient underwent a left sided thoracotomy with a left pneumonectomy. The patient had an uneventful recovery.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed6494    
    Printed101    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded448    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal