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What exactly is restrictive lung disease?
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Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: See below
Restrictive lung disease is a broad category with many possible causes - it can be caused by obesity, neuromuscular injury, interstitial lung disease etc.
The key finding is a reduced total lung capacity and reduced volumes of air that a patient can expire.

In brief: See below
Restrictive lung disease is a broad category with many possible causes - it can be caused by obesity, neuromuscular injury, interstitial lung disease etc.
The key finding is a reduced total lung capacity and reduced volumes of air that a patient can expire.
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