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Chapter-21 Diseases of Respiratory System

BOOK TITLE: A Short Textbook of Pathology

Author
1. Sajal Md Tahminur Rahman
2. Charu Hosne Ara Tahmin
3. Sajani Tabassum Tahmin
4. Sarnali Tanjila Tahmin
ISBN
9789350904640
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11956_21
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
12
Author Affiliations
1. Modern Diagnostic Center Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2. Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3. Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
4. Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Chapter keywords
atelactasis, ARDS, pneumonia, COPD, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, CRPD, tuberculosis, carcinoma lung

Abstract

The normal functional anatomy of lung is first described. Then congenital common diseases like atelactsis, Hyaline membrane disease, ARDS are presented. The most common lung infection pneumonia-its etiopathoegenesis, types, gross and microscopic features and laboratory diagnosis are described. COPD includes bronchial asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Emphysema-their etiopathogenesis, risk factors, morphology, clinical presentations, complications and laboratory diagnosis are mentioned. One of the most common infectious diseases globally-Tuberculosis-its risk factors, types of mycobacterium bacilli causing typical and atypical tuberculosis, their clinical presentation, complications and laboratory diagnosis are described. The most common carcinoma is male and female-the lung cancer-their risk factors, etiopathogenesis, gross and microscopic features, laboratory diagnosis, complications, etc. are written and mentioned. Occupational diseases and their associated diseases, lung abscess are also incorporated.

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