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What is a partially collapsed lung?

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Atelectasis may be due to compression of the lung tissue or obstruction of the
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When air builds up between the lung and chest walls it makes it hard to breath and collapses the lung. This also does allow the lung to normally expand as it does and can be due to
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Lungs will re-inflate once the hole in them is healed but it's a slow process as the air that's stuck in your chest cavity has to be got rid of. To hurry things along a bit they usually
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A lung collapse caused by air accumulating in the pleural space between the lining of the lung and the pleura, the sac-like structure surrounding the lungs, is a pneumothorax (pneumo
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A partially collapsed lung is known as atelectasis. It is caused when air fills the space between the lung and chest cavity, which causes the lung to collapse. ...
Atelectasis is the collapse of part or all of a lung. It is caused by blockage of ...
Linear Atelectasis is a complete or partial collapse of the lung. It usually develops when the air sacs in the lungs are deflated. This is a common respiratory ...
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