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Lungs

 

The major features of the lungs include the bronchi, the bronchioles and the alveoli. The alveoli are the microscopic blood vessel-lined sacks in which oxygen and carbon dioxide gas are exchanged.Lungs

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Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed
Atelectasis
Viral pneumonia
Atypical pneumonia
Mycoplasma pneumonia
Pleural effusion
Collapsed lung
Psittacosis
Pneumonia - weakened immune system
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Simple pulmonary eosinophilia
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Aspiration pneumonia
Lung cancer - small cell
Empyema
Pulmonary aspergilloma (mycetoma)
Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
Pulmonary embolus
Pulmonary edema
Asthma
Chemical pneumonitis
Bronchiectasis
Pneumonia
Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
Croup
Histoplasmosis
Hydrocarbon pneumonia
Tracheomalacia - congenital
Paraquat poisoning
Mediastinal tumor
Bronchitis
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Byssinosis
Tracheal/bronchial rupture
Alveolar abnormalities
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
Respiratory
Wheezing
Cough
Breathing difficulty
Breath sounds
Peak expiratory flow rate
Open lung biopsy
Open pleural biopsy
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
Lung cancer - non-small cell

Review Date: 5/13/2010
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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