A case of idiopathic unilateral hyperlucent lung was demonstrated by a bronchogram, a pulmonary angiogram and pathologic findings. Extensive immunologic evaluation revealed no defect in the patient's host resistance. Although an identical twin and other family members had no pulmonary disease, a polygenic type of inheritance is suggested for this disorder because of the preponderance of affected males which is reported in the literature.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Jan 1973|
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