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  1. Congenital Pulmonary Lymphangiectasia

    Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia (CPL) is a rare developmental disorder that is present at birth (congenital). Affected infants have abnormally widened (dilated) lymphatic vessels within the lungs. Functioning as part of the immune system,the lymphatic system helps to protect the body against infection and disease. It consists of a network of tubular channels (lymph vessels) that drain a ...

  2. Catamenial Pneumothorax

    Catamenial pneumothorax is an extremely rare condition that affects women. Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung,a condition in which air or gas is trapped in the space surrounding the lungs causing the lungs to collapse. Women with catamenial pneumothorax have recurrent episodes of pneumothorax that occur within 72 hours before or after the start of menstruation. The exact ...

  3. Emphysema, Congenital Lobar

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Emphysema, Congenital Lobar 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. ...

  4. Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    ImportantIt is possible that the main title of the report Acute Eosinophilic 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.

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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. ...

  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. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

    Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia is a chronic bronchial tube and lung disease that affects infants who have been on a ventilator. The disorder usually occurs when an infant is approximately 28 days old,has certain blood-gas and radiographic (x-ray or gamma ray) abnormalities,and has an apparent lung injury causing a respiratory disorder. Pulmonary Distress Syndrome (lung disease in infants causing ...

  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. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 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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