Emphysematous Bleb?


Emphysematous blebs are bubbles in the lungs that are surrounded by scar tissue. They are caused when air sacs rupture and air leaks into the surrounding area. Some blebs are large enough to be seen on an x-ray.
Q&A Related to "Emphysematous Bleb?"
The lung contains many millions of tiny air sacs called alveoli. These air sacs have a thin, fragile lining that lies next to very tiny blood vessels (capillaries). As we breathe
Air pockets in the lungs.
Lungs. A bleb is due to the rupture of the wall of the alveolus, allowing air to escape into the alveolar layer of the pleura. With a bulla, there is distention of the alveoli with
Air filled sacs.
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