What Causes Consolidation in the Lungs?

Answer

Consolidation of the lungs is a condition whereby the lung tissues solidify because of the accumulation of solid and liquid material in the air spaces. The major cause of this is pneumonia. Other causes include a collapsed lung, tumours of the lung and infections such as ascariasis, syphilis and blastomycosis.
Q&A Related to "What Causes Consolidation in the Lungs"
In humans, the lungs are located in the thoracic cavity (the chest). They are sac-like organs whose thin, membranous tissues aid in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between
http://www.ehow.com/facts_6821737_consolidation-lu...
The first few pages of. www.oecd.org/dataoecd/47/. 3/1895942.pdf. covers it all pretty well.
http://www.quora.com/What-forces-cause-consolidati...
The immediate cause of most lung abscesses is infection caused by bacteria. About 65% of these infections are produced by anaerobes, which are bacteria that do not need air or oxygen
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_lung_abscess...
cordell has the insight on this. but to be more simple about it, consolidation in the lung is essentially fluid build up. consolidation may also be referred to as congestion but congestion
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200907...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com