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    1. 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. ...

    2. 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. ...

    3. 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. ...

    4. 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 ...

    5. 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 ...

    6. 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. ...

    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. Sarcoidosis

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Sarcoidosis 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. 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 ...

    10. Simple Pulmonary Eosinophilia

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