Main types of lung disease include lung tissue diseases, lung airway diseases and lung circulation diseases, according to MedlinePlus. They mostly occur as a result of smoking, genetics and infections, says WebMD. More »

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The three main categories of lung diseases are airway diseases, lung tissue diseases and lung circulation diseases, as MedlinePlus explains. Examples of airway diseases are asthma and chronic bronchitis, while lung tissu... More »

Warning signs of lung disease include a chronic cough lasting at least one month, shortness of breath without heavy exertion and chronic mucus production lasting one month or more, according to the American Lung Associat... More »

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The three main categories of lung diseases are airway diseases, lung tissue diseases and lung circulation diseases, as MedlinePlus explains. Examples of airway diseases are asthma and chronic bronchitis, while lung tissu... More »

Congenital lung diseases include bronchogenic cysts, congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations, lobar emphysema and pulmonary sequestrations, according to Children's Health. Doctors diagnose about 10 percent of congeni... More »

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Systemic disease is disease that affects the whole body, instead of being restricted to a body part or organ, according to MedlinePlus. Examples of systemic diseases include influenza and systemic lupus erythematosus, a ... More »

Bullous lung disease, or bullous emphysema, is a condition in which air pockets, or bullae, form in areas of the lung where there is severe tissue damage due to the emphysema, explains University of Rochester Medical Cen... More »