GIVE ME COTTON CANDY ANY DAY!!

COTTON CANDY LUNG

cottoncandy

A descriptive term for the gross findings of end-stage emphysema, in which residual fibrosed septae have been fancifully likened to cotton candy—a wispy, sugar-based snack

Panacinar Emphysema:

The acinus is uniformly involved in panacinar emphysema. All parts of the acinus are destroyed and in the final stage a lacy network of supporting tissue is left behind (the “cotton candy lung” ).

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