Lung bullae and pulmonary fibrosis associated with marijuana smoking

T. D. Phan, K. K.P. Lau, X. Li

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A 26-year-old man with a history of heavy marijuana and minimal tobacco use was found to have extensive bilateral lung bullae and interstitial fibrosis, heavily infiltrated by pigmented macrophages. These features can be associated with marijuana smoking. The differential diagnoses in this patient are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalAustralasian Radiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Lung bullae
  • Marijuana
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Smoking

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