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Atelectasis, or collapsed lung, may be due to compression of the lung tissue or obstruction of the air passages. The collapse may affect a small part of the lung or the whole lung.


Symptoms may include:

  • shortness of breath
  • chest pain
  • cough

Treatment may include:

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