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Glossary for Lung disorders causing barrel shaped chest in children

Medical terms related to Lung disorders causing barrel shaped chest in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Barrel chest: increased AP diameter of the lung.
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Breath sound symptoms: Breathing sounds like wheezing or stridor.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
  • Chest pain: Any chest pain must be considered as cardiac in origin until proven otherwise.
  • Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
  • Chronic cough: The chronic noisy sudden expulsion of air from the respiratory tract
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • Lung conditions: Various conditions affecting the lungs or related airways.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.

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