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Mesh term Lung Injury

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Lung Diseases
Thoracic Injuries

Description

Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.


Browse to child terms:
Acute Lung Injury
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Pneumoconiosis
Radiation Pneumonitis
Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury


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