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What does hardening of the lungs mean ?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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In brief: Interstitial disease

Hardening is a vague term. Perhaps its referring to interstitial disease? Basically, imagine your lungs are like a soft squishy sponge.
When there's a disease process that damages the lung, it becomes hard and stiff (like a dry sponge).

In brief: Interstitial disease

Hardening is a vague term. Perhaps its referring to interstitial disease? Basically, imagine your lungs are like a soft squishy sponge.
When there's a disease process that damages the lung, it becomes hard and stiff (like a dry sponge).
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