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bul·la

 (bo͝ol′ə)
n. pl. bul·lae (bo͝ol′ē)
1. A round seal affixed to a papal bull.
2. Medicine A large blister or vesicle.

[Medieval Latin, from Latin, bubble, seal.]

bul′lous adj.

bullous

(ˈbʊləs)
adj
blistered

bul•lous

(ˈbʌl əs)

adj. Pathol.
pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae.
[1895–1900]
Translations

bullous

adj (emphysema) bulloso; (pemphigoid) ampolloso
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Pulmonary aspergilloma is usually located in the upper lobes and it develops in the pre-existing cavities which has a direct communication to a bronchiole, usually sequels of tuberculosis, bullous emphysema, cysts, or cancer.
The most common finding on HRCT scans was air trapping (77%) followed by Bullous emphysema (59%) as shown in Table 8.
Cystic lesions of PLCH can also be difficult to distinguish from bullous emphysema, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), bronchiectasis, and honeycombing associated with end stage fibrotic lung diseases.