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  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. A severe and long-lasting cough, fever, and night sweats could indicate an active TB infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease and the most common type of lupus. One of its common symptoms is a rash on the cheeks and nose called a "butterfly rash."
    Source:HLCMS
  • Asbestos disease refers to a number of ailments caused by inhaling or ingesting asbestos fibers. Asbestos is a carcinogenic mineral found in six naturally occurring minerals, namely amosite, chrysotile, crocidolite, and some varities of tremolite,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Asbestosis is a lung disease that develops when you inhale asbestos fibers and they cause scarring in your lungs. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. CHF refers to fluid buildup around your heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of a lobe of an organ. It most often refers to the removal of a section of a lung.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lung cancer is a cancer that originates in the lungs. Lung cancer often goes undetected in the early stages, since symptoms don't usually present themselves until the advanced stages of the disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that affects blood flow to the lungs. It can damage part of the lung due to restricted blood flow, decrease blood oxygen. The most common symptom is shortness of breath.
    Source:HLCMS
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