- Atelectasis is the fancy name for collapse affecting all or part of the lung.
- mucus (e.g. postoperative, asthma, cystic fibrosis)
- foreign body
- bronchial carcinoma
- peribronchial lymphadenopathy
- aortic aneurysm
References and Links
Journal Articles and Textbooks
- Talley NJ, O’Connor S. Clinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. MacLennan and Petty. 3rd edition, 1998.