Why does emphysema cause air trapping?


by sameeralord
Tags: emphysema, trapping
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Mar29-12, 03:22 AM
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Hello everyone,

So emphysema cause alveoli damge, how does this cause air trapping?
What is bullae(dilated alveoli) has to do with this. Thanks
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