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Familial emphysema

Familial emphysema: Introduction

Emphysema caused by genetic factors rather than smoking. Emphysema is lung damage which is mostly caused by smoking but in familial emphysema it is caused by the lack of the AAT enzyme which protects the elastin of the lung alveoli. ...more »

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Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,...read more »

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail...read more »

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