HealthCare PolyClinic Pulmo Clinic
Pulmonary Diseases Information
Pulmonary diseases are a group of diseases that encompass pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible. They include conditions of upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold to life-threatening diseases like bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism and lung cancer.