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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Pulmonary Hypertension, Secondary

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pulmonary Hypertension, Secondary 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. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pulmonary Hypertension, Primary 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. 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. ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Fibrosing Mediastinitis

    Mediastinal fibrosis is the least common,but the most severe,late complication of histoplasmosis. Many physicians believe mediastinal fibrosis to be an abnormal immunologic response to antigens released by the soil-based fungus histoplasma capsulatum. It should be differentiated from the many other less-severe mediastinal complications of histoplasmosis,and from other causes of mediastinal ...

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