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  1. 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. ...

  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. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 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 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. ...

  5. Dystrophy, Asphyxiating Thoracic

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Dystrophy, Asphyxiating Thoracic 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. 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 ...

  7. Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic 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. Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a rare digestive disorder characterized by abnormally enlarged (dilatated) lymph vessels supplying the lining of the small intestine. The main symptoms are abdominal discomfort and swelling of the limbs. The disorder is usually diagnosed before three years of age but is sometimes diagnosed later in life. ...

  9. Pneumonia, Interstitial

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pneumonia, Interstitial 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. 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 ...

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