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    DrIngrid is offline Newbie 510 points
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    Qbank Question: Emphysema Lung diameter

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    how is it so that the airway diameter is decreased in emphysema? Isnt there barrel chest and expansion of the lungs?

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    The alveoli is unable to recoil efficiently. As a result it is unable to move the air out and over expands.
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