Lung disease

Definition of Lung disease

Lung disease is any disease or disorder that occurs in the lungs or that causes the lungs to not work properly. There are three main types of lung disease:


David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/15/2010

Pulmonary mass - side view chest X-ray
Lung mass, right upper lobe - CT scan
Lung mass, right lung - CT scan
Lung mass, right upper lung - chest X-ray
Lung nodule - front view chest X-ray
Lung nodule, right lower lung - CT scan
Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan
Secondhand Smoke and Lung Cancer
Yellow nail syndrome
Respiratory system

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