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CXR merrils path

thoracic pathology from merrils

QuestionAnswer
Aspiration inhalation of a foreign body
Atelectasis collapse of all or part of the lung
Bronchiectasis chronic dilation of the bronchioles associated with infection
Bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) chronic condition of persistent obstruction of bronchial air flow
Cystic fibrosis accumulation of thick mucus in the lungs associated with over secretion of sweat and saliva
Emphysema destructive obstructive airway changes causing increased volume of the lungs
Tuberculosis chronic lung infection due to the tubercle bacillus
Respiratory distress sysndrome/hyaline membrane disease underaeration of the lungs due to a lack of surfactant
Pleural effusion collection of fluid in the pleural cavity
Pneumoconiosis lung disease resulting from the inhalation of industrial substances
Pneumonia acute infection of the parenchyma
Pneumothorax collapsed lung due to accumulation of air in the pleural cavity
Pulmonary edema replacement of air with fluid in the lung
hemothorax blood in the pleural space
hemoptysis coughing up blood
Created by: annaluz87