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  • In dyspnoea due to emphysema, phthisis and asthma, strychnine is of service, given internally in doses of i to 3 minims of the liquor.
  • Although cigarette smoke produces emphysema, it does so by increasing the amount of elastase in the lungs.
  • A chest X-ray can show if your lungs have become enlarged, which is a sign of having emphysema.
  • A chest radiograph revealed left sided pleural effusion with mediastinal emphysema.
  • As a precaution I was kept in over night as I developed surgical emphysema, from the aspiration site.

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