View Full Version : Forced vital capacity.

10-12-2010, 03:58 PM
Hi. In most pulmonary diseases FVC goes down, but there is a disease where the FVC increases instead. Does anyone remember what it's called? The professor mentioned it in passing, but I can't find it anywhere.

Thank you!


So I found the answer...it's acromegaly. According to the book Lung Function, there is a 15% increase in FVC in acromegaly, related to increased number of alveoli not due to their distension.

10-15-2011, 04:38 PM
it's a good answwer I believe

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