Types of Lung Diseases

Anthracosilicosis / Anthrosilicosis (see Coal worker's pneumoconiosis)

Asbestosis

Aspergilloma

Aspergillosis

Aspergillosis - acute invasive

Aspiration pneumonia

Asthma

Atelectasis

Bird Flu

Black lung (see Coal worker's pneumoconiosis)

Bronchiectasis

Bronchitis, acute

Bronchitis, chronic

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Byssinosis

Coal worker's pneumoconiosis

Coccidioidomycosis (Cocci)

Collapsed lung

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Cystic fibrosis

Emphysema

Eosinophilic pneumonia (see Pneumonia, eosinophilic)

Flu (see Influenza)

Goodpasture's syndrome

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

Histoplasmosis

Human metapneumovirus infection

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Influenza

Inhalation Anthrax

Interstitial lung disease

Legionnaries' disease

Lung cancer, small cell

Lung cancer, non-small cell

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Mesothelioma

Metastatic lung cancer

Necrotizing pneumonia (see Aspiration pneumonia)

Nontuberculosis mycobacterium infections

Pertussis (see Whooping cough)

Pleural effusion

Pleurisy and other pleural disorders

Pneumoconiosis

Pneumocystosis

Pneumonia

Pneumonia, eosinophilic

Pneumonia in immunodeficient patient

Pneumothorax (see Collapsed lung)

Primary ciliary dyskinesia

Pulmonary actinomycosis

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Pulmonary anthrax (see Inhalation anthrax)

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation / fistula

Pulmonary edema

Pulmonary embolus

Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary histiocytosis X (eosinophilic granuloma)

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension, primary

Pulmonary nocardiosis

Pulmonary tuberculosis

Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease

Respiratory syncytial virus infection

Rheumatoid lung disease

San Joanquin Valley fever (see Coccidioidomycosis)

Sarcoidosis

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

Silicosis

Sleep apnea

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Tuberculosis

Valley fever (see Coccidioidomycosis)

Whooping cough


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Last updated: December 2, 2011