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What is the average lung size for a person with a barreled chest?
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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Larger than normal
Some people with severe COPD have destruction of their lungs resulting in an increase in the total volume the lung takes up in the chest.
Unfortunately the lungs don't work any better.

In brief: Larger than normal
Some people with severe COPD have destruction of their lungs resulting in an increase in the total volume the lung takes up in the chest.
Unfortunately the lungs don't work any better.
Dr. Brian Mott
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