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Is it possible to have a collapsed lung which repairs itself?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Certainly

If the cause of the collapsed lung is taken care of the lung can reexpand and heal.
Reversible causes of collapse are fluid in chest cavity from infection, air leak after chest injury(tension pneumothorax), tumor blocking the bronchus.

In brief: Certainly

If the cause of the collapsed lung is taken care of the lung can reexpand and heal.
Reversible causes of collapse are fluid in chest cavity from infection, air leak after chest injury(tension pneumothorax), tumor blocking the bronchus.
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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