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What are the categories of lung disease?


Obstructive Disease caused by obstruction of airways AsthmaChronicObstructive Pulmonary disease
Restrictive Disease caused by restricted lung expansion Interstitial lung disease Asbestosis PulmonaryfibrosisSarcoidosis
Infectious Due to infection of the lung Pneumonia
Inflammatory Disease related to inflammator y response in the lung Cystic fibrosis Acute respiratorydistress syndrome
Vascular Pathology related to pulmonary vasculature Pulmonary embolus Pulmonary oedema Haemorrhage(eg.Goodpasture’s syndrome)
Pleural cavity disease Pathology affects pleural space PneumothoraxPleural plaques/mesoth elioma



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