emphysema

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  • Created on: 02-12-11 20:36

Emphysema/COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

 

Causes

Smoking plays an if part in the development and takes roughly 20 years to develop however it is undignosable until it has irreversibly damaged the lungs.

Symptoms

·         Shortness of breath from difficulty in exhaling air due to loss of elasticity in lungs.

·         Chronic cough from lung damage and

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ahmed ameen

many thanks!

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