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Medical Term:

unilateral lobar emphysema

 

Definition: radiographically hyperlucent lobe (or lung) secondary to bronchiolitis obliterans, with air trapping.

Synonym(s): Macleod syndrome, Swyer-James syndrome1, Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome

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