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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

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Term:Pulmonary cyst
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Definition:A round circumscribed space within a lung that is surrounded by an epithelial or fibrous wall of variable thickness. A cyst usually has a thin and regular wall (less than 2 mm) and contains air, although some may contain fluid.
Comment:The thin wall of cystic lesions differentiates them from cavitary processes, which have thicker and irregular walls and will not be discussed in this article. On chest radiographs, findings of a cyst are often subtle, consisting of lucencies and sometimes linear opacities. An air-fluid level can improve the visibility of a cyst and may suggest infection. For the investigation of cysts, CT is substantially more sensitive than chest radiography, showing a cyst as a ringlike lucency surrounded by a thin wall.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Lung cyst



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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the respiratory system 0
        Abnormal respiratory system morphology 0
          Abnormal lung morphology 0
            Pulmonary cyst 0
              Bronchogenic cyst 0
              Multiple pulmonary cysts + 0
              Pulmonary pneumatocele 0
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