The following Conditions are related to Tightness in the chest
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- Adult-onset asthma
Understanding the key reason of adult-onset asthma and identifying unique phenotypes may help in better understanding of pathophysiology and treatment response, allowing people to better focus current and future treatments for individualised management. The asthma that de Read More
- Extrinsic allergic pneumonia
Extrinsic Allergic Pneumonia, also known as Allergic Interstitial Pneumonitis and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, is an inflammatory syndrome that affects the lungs. Extrinsic: the origin is an external matter - an antigen. Allergic: The cause is an allergic reaction to the antigen. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs. The syndrome differs depending on the antigen and the amount of exposure. Antigen exposure can be Read More
- Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a lung disorder characterized by a build-up of proteins, lipids, and other substances (together known as surfactants) in the lungs' air sacs, or alveoli. The alveoli are the air-holding cells in the lungs. The exchange of gases between the lungs and the blood takes place here. The alveoli become filled with a surfactant, they do not work properly, and breathing becomes difficult. The c Read More