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Causes of Atelectasis

This section discusses 22 medical conditions causing Atelectasis. A simple discussion of these causes with additional information is below.

Causes of Atelectasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Atelectasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

Common Causes: Atelectasis

Some of the possible common medical causes of Atelectasis may include:

  • Smokers
  • Elderly
  • Blockage of a bronchiole
  • Blockage of a bronchus
  • Foreign body
  • Mucus plug

Other Causes: Atelectasis

Some of the less common causes of Atelectasis may include:

Conditions listing medical complications: Atelectasis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Atelectasis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. This computer-generated list of complications may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



More Information About Atelectasis

List of 22 causes of Atelectasis

This section shows a full list of all the diseases and conditions listed as a possible cause of Atelectasis in our database from various sources.

Atelectasis: Tools


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