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Emphysema
Emphysema is a lung disease that, along with chronic bronchitis, represents a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lack of oxygen may give skin and lips a bluish hue. More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease ... Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are older terms used for different types of COPD. The term "chronic bronchitis" is still used to define a productive cough ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/emphysema/home/ovc-20317003

Apr 28, 2017 ... Emphysema is a lung condition that causes shortness of breath. In people with emphysema, the air sacs in the lungs (alveoli) are damaged.

www.emedicinehealth.com/emphysema/article_em.htm

Feb 10, 2016 ... Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the alveoli (air ...

medlineplus.gov/emphysema.html

Apr 21, 2017 ... Emphysema is a type of COPD. COPD makes it hard to breathe. The most common cause of Emphysema is smoking. Learn about symptoms ...

www.medicinenet.com/emphysema_lung_condition/article.htm

Mar 4, 2016 ... Emphysema is a COPD that often occurs with chronic bronchitis. The most common cause of emphysema is long term cigarette smoking. Often ...

www.webmd.com/lung/emphysema

Emphysema is a long-term (chronic) lung disease. In emphysema, the tiny air sacs (alveoli) at the end of the airways in the lungs are damaged. When the air ...

lunginstitute.com/lung-diseases/emphysema

Emphysema is one of the major obstructive lung diseases under the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) umbrella. This lung condition gradually ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/8934.php

Jun 19, 2017 ... Emphysema is a lung condition that forms part of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It has genetic causes and can be worsened or brought ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/298283-overview

Aug 31, 2016 ... Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are airflow-limited states contained within the disease state known as chronic obstructive pulmonary ...