xray 9/25/13

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    ASTHENIC
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    HYPERSTHENIC
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    HYPOSTHENIC
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    STHENIC
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    • A-Trachea
    • B-Apex
    • C-¬†carina
    • D-BASE
    • E-DIAPHRAGM
    • F-¬†costophrenic angle
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    • A-APEX
    • B-UPPER LOBE
    • C-HILUM
    • D-LOWER LOBE
    • E- BASE
    • F- DIAPHRAGM
  7. Pneumothorax
    Abnormal accumulation of air in the pleural space
  8. Emphysema
    Chronic lung disease in which alveolar air spaces enlarge. Air is not easily expelled from the lungs and results in increased lung dimensions.
  9. Aspiration
    Mechanical obstruction due to a swallowed foreign object
  10. Bronchitis
    Condition in which excessive mucus is secreted into the bronchi
  11. Malignant neoplasia
    Cancerous growth or tumor
  12. Pulmonary edema
    Excess fluid within the lungs; may be caused by CHF, or congestive heart failure
  13. Atelectasis
    Collapse of part or all of a lung
  14. Dyspnea
    Difficulty breathing
  15. Benign neoplasia
    Nonmalignant growth or tumor
  16. RDS
    Respiratory distress syndrome is also known as HMD or hyaline membrane disease. Most often seen in premature infants due to incomplete lung development.
  17. Pleural effusion
    Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity
  18. Hemothorax
    Abnormal accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity
  19. COPD
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a form of persistent obstruction of the airway. It can be caused by emphysema or chronic bronchitis.
  20. Bronchiectasis
    Chronic dilation or expansion of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from repeated pulmonary infection or obstruction
  21. Tuberculosis
    Contagious disease caused by airborne bacteria
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xray 9/25/13
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2013-09-22 20:02:07
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