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  1. Sarcoidosis

    Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands. Get the facts about sarcoidosis from WebMD.

  2. Pulmonary Fibrosis

    "Fibrosis" is a term used to refer to scarring, so pulmonary fibrosis means scarring in the lungs. Find out more about this condition.

  3. How the Lungs and Respiratory System Work

    WebMD explains how your lungs and respiratory system work by taking in air, removing oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide.

  4. Breathing Problems: Causes, Tests, and Treatments

    WebMD discusses some common causes of breathing problems, including allergies and asthma. Learn more about breathing problems and how they're diagnosed and treated.

  5. Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States. Because of a defective gene,mucus-secreting glands within the lining of the lung’s airways (bronchi) produce unusually thick,sticky secretions. This clogs the air passages,promotes bacterial growth,and leads to chronic obstruction,inflammation,and infection of the airways. ...

  6. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis

    ImportantIt is possible that the main title of the report Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

  8. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  9. Legionnaires' Disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Legionnaires' Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  10. Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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