Emphysema

Emphysema is a lung condition and the result of damage in the alveoli. The hallmark of emphysema is dyspnea due to decreased lugg surface and therefore lower oxygen exchange capacity. Most commonly, emphysema coexists with chronic bronchitis in the context of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Smoking is the most important risk factor for both.

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