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Australas Radiol. 2005 Oct;49(5):411-4.

Lung bullae and pulmonary fibrosis associated with marijuana smoking.

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Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3168, Australia.


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.

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