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Disease Pulmonary Emphysema

Name Pulmonary Emphysema
Synonyms Centriacinar Emphysema | Centriacinar Emphysemas | Centrilobular Emphysema | Centrilobular Emphysemas | Emphysema, Centriacinar | Emphysema, Centrilobular | Emphysema, Focal | Emphysema, Panacinar | Emphysema, Panlobular | Emphysema, Pulmonary | Emphysemas, Centriacinar | Emphysemas, Centrilobular | Emphysemas, Focal | Emphysemas, Panacinar | Emphysemas, Panlobular | Emphysemas, Pulmonary | Focal Emphysema | Focal Emphysemas | Panacinar Emphysema | Panacinar Emphysemas | Panlobular Emphysema | Panlobular Emphysemas | Pulmonary Emphysemas
Definition Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D011656

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DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases, Obstructive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pulmonary Emphysema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pulmonary Emphysema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Berry Aneurysm, Cirrhosis, Pulmonary Emphysema, and Cerebral Calcification
  Congenital lobar emphysema
  Emphysema, Hereditary Pulmonary