URI ( Upper Respiratory tract infection)( Common cold)
Is an acute inflammatory process that affects the mucus membrane that lines the upper respiratory tract
Acute or chronic inflammation of the mucus membrane of the para-nasal sinuses
Pharyngitis is acute or chronic inflammation or infection of the Pharyngitis
Inflammation of the larynx, including the vocal cords
a crooked nasal septum( the cartilage partition between the nostrils)
is the impairment or loss of sense of smell
Epistaxis is hemorrhage from the nose
Hemoptysis is the coughing or spitting up of blood from the respiratory tract
is an airless or collapsed state of the pulmonary tissue
Occurs when a blood clot or other material(e.g., foreign body, or tumor) lodges in and occludes an artery in the pulmonary circulation
us an infection of the lungs
( severe acute respiratory syndrome)
An area contained infectious material in the lung.
Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
Generalizes, highly contagious,acute viral disease that occurs in annual outbreaks.
COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchitis is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchi
Acute and Chronic Bronchitis
Bronchitis is inflammation of the mucus membrane lining the bronchi
Permanent,irreversible dilation or distortion of one or more of the bronchi, resulting from destruction of muscular and elastic portions of the bronchial walls.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder characterized by destructive changes in the alveolar walls and irreversible enlargement of alveolar air space.
Chronic disease caused by increased reactivity of the tracheobronchial tree to various stimuli
An inflammation of the membranes surrounding the lungs and lining the pleural cavity
Collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity that results in a collapsed or partially collapsed lung
Accumulation of blood and fluid in the pleural cavity
Condition of instability in the best wall caused by multiple rib fractures; the sternum may also be fractured
Chronic,acute, or subacute infection of the lungs by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Glandular fever, is an acute herpes virus infection
Adult Respiratory Distress syndrome (ARDS)
Shock lungs: Severe pulmonary congestion characterized by acute respiratory distress and hypoxemia
Most common cause of cancer death worldwide for both men and women, accounting for 28% of all cancer deaths
Usually caused by repeated carcinogenic irritation to the bronchial epithelium leading to increased rates of cell division
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome(SIDS)
Sudden and unpredicted death of an infant under the age of 1 year
Acute, severe inflammation and obstruction of the respiratory tract.