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Barrel chested" is a term used to indicate increased chest diameter due to hyperinflation. It is commonly seen in copd?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes..
Barrel chest, when present, is most commonly seen in copd.
But, patients can have COPD without being barrel chested.

In brief: Yes..
Barrel chest, when present, is most commonly seen in copd.
But, patients can have COPD without being barrel chested.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Copd
Barrel chest is not as common in COPD but it very common in emphysema which a variant of copd.

In brief: Copd
Barrel chest is not as common in COPD but it very common in emphysema which a variant of copd.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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