- fibrotic cavities
- cavities of the lung composed of granulation tissue surrounded by scar tissue, as in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or tuberculosis; in tuberculosis they may be the source from which the disease spreads to other pulmonary segments.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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