Canals of Lambert

Dr Henry Knipe and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The canals of Lambert are microscopic collateral airways between the distal bronchiolar tree and adjacent alveoli. They are poorly formed in children, and along with poorly formed pores of Kohn, are thought to be responsible for the high frequency of round pneumonia in that age group.

Anatomy: Thoracic
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rID: 8259
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
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