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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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A collapsed lung happens when you have some sort of trauma to the lung area. One is a stab wound or a gun shot, any kind or trauma is the main cause. Some times an infection like
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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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The goal of any collapsed lung treatment is to remove fluid from, and pressure on, the lung. Fluid, if it is compressing the lung, must be removed as soon as possible. If the lung
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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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