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Diseases » Secondary Emphysema » Hidden Causes
 

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Secondary Emphysema

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Secondary Emphysema includes:

  • Long standing cigarette smoking or extreme cases of passive smoking
  • Inability to inhibit proteolytic enzymes in the lung

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Secondary Emphysema, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Secondary Emphysema. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Secondary Emphysema. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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