Scope of Service
The respiratory system includes:
Mouth and Nose, Sinuses, Throat, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchial tubes, Bronchioles,Alveoli, and Diaphragm.
Diseases and causes:
Pulmonology is related to diagnosing and treating all diseases affecting the respiratory system, including the nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, alveoli, lungs, and respiratory muscles. This medical specialty deals with any disorders that affect the lungs, airways, or respiratory muscles.
The following are some of the common diseases related to the respiratory system that is treated by pulmonologists:
Asthma, COPD, Emphysema, Chronic bronchitis, interstitial lung disease, Obstructive sleep apnea, Tuberculosis, Cystic fibrosis, Pneumonia, and Pulmonary hypertension.