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Pulmonary Emphysema

"Pulmonary Emphysema" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pulmonary Emphysema" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Pulmonary Emphysema" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1991 and 1992 and 2000 and 2007 and 2013
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