atelectasis

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collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants)

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Shrinking pleuritis with lobar atelectasis, a morphologic variant of "round atelectasis".
Generally speaking, obstruction of a larger bronchus tends to produce lobar atelectasis.
The main respiratory outcomes, VAP and lobar atelectasis, were both significantly less common in the group given rotational therapy.
In lobar atelectasis, the presence or absence of air bronchograms is useful to determine the potential effectiveness of therapeutic bronchoscopy.