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Flashcards in Lung Dz Deck (7)
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Affects Chloride channels. "Sweat test". Mother notices 1... tastes salt. Salty baby
syndrome. Affects GI and respiratory mucus linings and exocrine secretions. Susceptible to Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Lung transplants frequently required

cystic fibrosis

2

iron in lungs due to bleeding

hemosiderosis

3

sputum analysis yields "curshmann's spirals" or "charcot leyden crystals"

asthma

4

honeycomb lung

pulmonary fibrosis

5

caseous necrosis in lung. ghon complex lesions. granulomas. epithelioid histiocytes. if spread to spine = potts dz
if vertebrae collapses from TB= gibbus deformity

tuberculosis

6

vasculitis of the lung and kidney

wegener's granulomatosis

7

alpha 1 antitrypsin def. (protease antiprotease theory is associated with this)

emphysema