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Respiratory system

 

Air is breathed in through the nasal passageways, travels through the trachea and bronchi to the lungs.Respiratory system

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
Occupational asthma
Collapsed lung
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Chemical pneumonitis
Industrial bronchitis
Empyema
Caplan syndrome
Simple pulmonary eosinophilia
Wegener’s granulomatosis
Rheumatoid lung disease
Aspiration pneumonia
Diffuse interstitial lung disease
Parapneumonic pulmonary effusion
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary aspergilloma (mycetoma)
Atypical pneumonia
Mesothelioma (malignant)
Pleural effusion
Mesothelioma (benign-fibrous)
Asbestos-related pleural effusion
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Tuberculous pleural effusion
Respiratory acidosis
Asbestosis
Lung cancer - small cell
Mediastinitis
Asthma
Sarcoidosis
Drug-induced pulmonary disease
Histiocytosis
Pneumonia - weakened immune system
Psittacosis
Pneumonia
Metastatic cancer to the lung
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Acute upper airway obstruction
Silicosis
Solitary pulmonary nodule
Hospital-acquired pneumonia
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Pulmonary tuberculosis
Pulmonary actinomycosis
Cor pulmonale
Bronchiectasis
Pulmonary edema
Hemothorax
Lung disease
Mycoplasma pneumonia
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease
Pulmonary nocardiosis
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)
Viral pneumonia
Inhalation anthrax
Pneumomediastinum
Acute mountain sickness
Pulmonary embolus
Rapid shallow breathing
Atelectasis
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
Primary alveolar hypoventilation
Respiratory alkalosis

Review Date: 12/1/2009
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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