subsegmental atelectasismedical dictionary

Collapse of the portion of the lung distal to an obstructed subsegmental bronchus, manifested as a linear opacity on a chest radiograph.

See: Fleischner lines.

Synonyms: platelike atelectasis.

(05 Mar 2000)

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