Pneumoconiosis - Defination - Symptoms - Causes - Prevention - Treatment

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Glossary

COPD A lung condition where the flow of air in the lungs is obstructed due to narrowing of bronchi.

Chronic bronchitis Inflammation of the bronchi over a long time

Clubbing A condition where the tips of the fingers are widened. It is often seen in lung or heart disease

Emphysema - A condition where the elasticity of the lungs is lost and the air sacs are over- inflated

Fibrosis deposition of fibrous tissue

Granuloma An inflammatory reaction resulting in the formation of small nodule

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