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Lung, Hyperlucent MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lung, Hyperlucent
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.570
Unique ID
D019568
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019568
Scope Note
A lung with reduced markings on its chest radiograph and increased areas of transradiancy (hyperlucency). A hyperlucent lung is usually associated with pulmonary emphysema or PNEUMOTHORAX.
Entry Term(s)
MacLeod Syndrome
Swyer-James Syndrome
Thorax, Hyperlucent
Unilateral Hyperlucent Lung
Previous Indexing
Lung Diseases (1966-1997)
Pulmonary Emphysema (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Lung, Hyperlucent Preferred
Swyer-James Syndrome Narrower
Unilateral Hyperlucent Lung Narrower
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