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F- costophrenic angle
Abnormal accumulation of air in the pleural space
Chronic lung disease in which alveolar air spaces enlarge. Air is not easily expelled from the lungs and results in increased lung dimensions.
Mechanical obstruction due to a swallowed foreign object
Condition in which excessive mucus is secreted into the bronchi
Cancerous growth or tumor
Excess fluid within the lungs; may be caused by CHF, or congestive heart failure
Collapse of part or all of a lung
Nonmalignant growth or tumor
Respiratory distress syndrome is also known as HMD or hyaline membrane disease. Most often seen in premature infants due to incomplete lung development.
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity
Abnormal accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a form of persistent obstruction of the airway. It can be caused by emphysema or chronic bronchitis.
Chronic dilation or expansion of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from repeated pulmonary infection or obstruction
Contagious disease caused by airborne bacteria