Emphysema, Congenital Lobar

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 08 May 2022

Congenital lobar emphysema is uncommon respiratory disorder in which air can get in the lungs but can not leave, triggering overinflation of the wattles of the lung. Some cases of congenital lobar emphysema may be brought on by autosomal dominant inheritance while others occur for no apparent reason. Congenital lobar emphysema most often affects the upper wattle of the left lung and, less frequently, the middle right lobe. Experience recommends that the earlier the age of start of congenital lobar emphysema, the more likely it is that the symptoms will get worse and lung function will deteriorate.

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions

** If you believe that content on the Plex is summarised improperly, please, contact us, and we will get rid of it quickly; please, send an email with a brief explanation.

*** If you want us to remove all links leading to your domain from Plex.page and never use your website as a source of the "Online Knowledge", please contact us using a corporate email and we will remove everything in 10 business days.

logo

Plex Page is a Biology & Health Sciences "Online Knowledge Base," where a machine summarizes all the summaries.