Restricted lung diseases, Biology

Restricted Lung Diseases

Restricted lung disease are classified into the following:

  1. Parenchymal inflammation. This can be due to infection e.g. pneumonia acute bronchitis tuberculosis. 
  2. Space occupying leisions e.g. tumours both benign and malignant. 
  3. Occupational lung diseases e.g. Silicosis. 
  4. Pleural diseases e.g. pleural effusion. 
  5. Lung collapse e.g. Atelectasis, Pneumlothorax 
  6. Resectional surgery e.g. Pneumonectomy 
  7. Neuromuscular disorders e.g. poliomyelitis, Guillain-Barr'e syndrome, myasthenia gravis. 
  8. CNS depression. Narcotics, cerebral odema. 
  9. Limitation of thoracic mobility e.g. abdominal tumours ascites. 
  10. Change in bony thorax. Kyphoscoliosis.
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