in the lungs, oxygen inhaled from the air is exchanged with carbon dioxide from the blood
crooked nasal septum; causes narrowing and obstruction of the air passage, making breathing somewhat difficult and can slightly increase the tendency to develop sinusitis
benign growths that form as a consequence of distended mucous membranes protruding into nasal cavity
neoplasm of the larynx. The larynx is the most common site for head and neck tumors.
occurs when a blood clot or other material, such as a foreign body or tumor, lodges in and blocks an artery in the pulmonary cirulation.
fungal disease originating in the lungs caused by inhalation of dust containing Histoplasma capsulation
permanent, irreversible dilation or distortion of one or more bronchi, resulting from destruction of muscular and elastic portions of bronchial walls
chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder characterized by destructive changes in alveolar walls and irreversible enlargement of alveolar air spaces
any disease of the lung caused by long term dust inhalation "Occupational Disease" Asbestosis, Anthracosis, Silicosis.
collection of air or gas in the pleural cavity that results in a collapsed or partially collapsed lung
chronic, acute, or subacute infection of the lungs by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Infectious mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr virus infection)
Acute herpes virus infection (glandular fever)
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
Severe hypoxemia in a patient who has recently experienced trauma (Shock lung)
cancerous condition caused by repeated carcinogenic irritation to bronchial epithelium, leading to increased rates of cell division.