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resp conditions

respiratory conditions

atelectasis collapse of lung tissue / airless lung
emphysema hyperinflation of air sacs and destructionof alveolar walls
pneumoconiosis abnormal condition caused by dust in lungs
pneumonia acute inflammation of alveoli
pulmonary abscess large collection of pus in lungs
pulmonary embolism / PE clot lodged in vessels of lung
pulmonary fibrosis formation of scar tissue in connective tissue of lungs
sarcoidosis multisystem, granulomatous disorder
tuberculosis / TB infectious disease usually in lungs / caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
pneumothorax collection of air in pleural cavity
pleurisy inflammation of pleura
mesothelioma rare malignant tumor associated with asbestos exposure
cystic fibrosis inherited disorder, defect of exocrine glands , causes mucus in lungs
asthma chronic inflammation, airway obstruction from edema, bronchoconstriction, increased mucus
epistaxis nosebleed
croup acute viral infection in infants, children; obstruction of upper airway
COPD chronic condition of persisten obstruction of air flow
Created by: mdbley