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RS- Pathology

pneumothorax collapsed lung, air collects in the intrapleural space
pleurisy pleura become inflamed, inspiratory chest pain
bronchitis infection and inflammation of the bronchial airways
tracheostomy surgically created hole in the windpipe or trachea
thoracotomy an incision into the chest
bronchoscope thin, viewing instrument, looking into the airways
pneumectomy/ pneumonectomy surgical removal of a lung
pneumonia bacterial or viral infection of the lungs
emphysema loss of elasticity of the lungs, alveolar walls
croup viral, barking cough and respiratory distress
asthma narrowing and inflammation of the airways, wheezing
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
tonsillectomy removal of the tonsils
adenoidectomy removal of the adenoids
pulmonary embolism obstruction of a pulmonary blood vessel. clot
lobectomy one lobe of lung is removed, cancer surgery
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx, loss of voice
upper respiratory infection (URI) common cold, infection of the airway
thoracentesis remove excess fluid, between the chest and lungs
dyspnea painful breathing
apnea without breathing
thoracic pertaining to the thorax
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) alveolar air sacs are destroyed and chronic, shortness of breath
Created by: jyoung271