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genetic disorder; increase in mucus; testing by analysis of sweat for increase in NaCl concentration; treatment includes antibotics, exercise, and chest physical therapy
bacterial infection of lungs; causes aveolar sacs swell because of adnormally causing fluid and WBC accumulation resulting in decrease in O2/CO2 exchange
characterized by episodes of coughing, wheezing, and chest tighness; inflamation leads to bronchoconstriction
chronic inflamation leads to lung fibrosis; permanent enlargement of the alveoli; patients usually smoke
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