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  1. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alpha - 1 - Antitrypsin Deficiency 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. 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 ...

  3. Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma 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. 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. ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    ImportantIt is possible that the main title of the report Chronic 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.

  7. 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. ...

  8. 10 FAQs About Living With COPD

    WebMD provides answers to 10 common questions about COPD.

  9. Viral Pneumonia

    Viral pneumonia is a lung infection caused by a virus.

  10. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

    A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a single abnormality in the lung that could be harmless or could be an early sign of cancer. Find out more from WebMD about causes, diagnosis, and treatment of SPN.

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