What are the forms of congenital lobar emphysema (CLE)?

Updated: Apr 08, 2019
  • Author: Beverly P Wood, MD, MSEd, PhD; Chief Editor: John Karani, MBBS, FRCR  more...
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Congenital lobar emphysema has 2 forms:

  • Hypoalveolar (fewer than expected number of alveoli)

  • Polyalveolar (greater than expected number of alveoli)


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