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COPD, Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Photo Gallery

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD is a disease most smokers will get if they smoke cigarettes for many years. Slow to develop, symptoms often start with a chronic cough and shortness of breath. Take a look here at what the lungs look like in a person with varying degrees of COPD.

What Healthy Lungs Look Like
Take a look at the anatomy of a healthy lung. Illustration provided by A.D.A.M.

COPD Illustrated
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, is the precurser to emphysema. Take a look at this illustration to see what a lung with COPD looks like.

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