Giant pulmonary bulla

Can Respir J. Sep-Oct 2001;8(5):369-71. doi: 10.1155/2001/927067.


The present report describes a case of a giant pulmonary bulla in a 32-year-old man that progressed to occupy almost the entire left hemithorax. This report is unique in documenting the natural history of progression of this condition. Bullectomy was performed using the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery approach.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Blister / diagnosis*
  • Blister / surgery
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Lung Diseases / surgery
  • Male
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted