Restrictive lung disease

What is Restrictive lung disease?

Restrictive lung diseases (or restrictive ventilatory defects) are a category of extrapulmonary, pleural, or parenchymal respiratory diseases that restrict lung expansion,resulting in a decreased lung volume, an increased work of breathing, and inadequate ventilation and/or oxygenation

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My mother of age 69 had a HRCT scan of Thorax done recently.
The HRCT report (Plain and Contrast) shows :
Two fibrotic bands noted in right middle...

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Brief Answer:
She is mostly having age related restrictive lung disease.

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I'm a 44 year old white male. Aproximately 1 year ago I was a Drill Sergeant in the U.S. Army, thus I was very active. In March of last year, I got...

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need more information

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Hi Bill/William
I am Dr Saumya Mittal

I have read your query twice.
I can appreciate the kind...

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Can mild-moderate restrictive lung disease be caused by past rib trauma I had motorcycle accident 2009 broke third rib and puncture lung and I also...

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Get done fresh HRCT thorax.

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