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atelectasis
incomplete expansion of alveoli

Incomplete (atel/o)
Expansion (-ectasis)
emphysema
hyperinflation if air sacs with destruction of alveolar walls
pneumoconiosis
abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs, with chronic inflammation, infection and bronchitis
pneumonia
acute inflammation and infection of alveoli which fill with ous or products of the inflammatory reaction
pulmonary abscess
a large collection of pus (bacterial infection) in the lungs
pulmonary edema
swelling and fluid in the air sacs and bronchioles
pulmonary embolism (PE)
clot (thrombus) or other material lodges in vessels of the lung
pulmonary fibrosis
formation of scar tissue in the connective tissue of the lungs
sarcoidosis
chronic inflammatory disease of unknown causes in which small nodules of tubercles develop in lungs, lymph nodes and other organs
tuberculosis (TB)
infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis; lungs are usually involved, but any organ in the body may be affected