Extrinsic Causes of Restrictive Lung Disease

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Blood in the pleural space is known as:

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1. Which statement is TRUE about fluid and air in the pleural space?

2. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome is sometimes known as which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Restrictive (as opposed to obstructive) types of lung diseases have intrinsic and extrinsic causes, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the extrinsic ones. The quiz questions focus on medical terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can match the following terms with their definitions or descriptions:

  • Pickwickian syndrome
  • Chylothorax
  • Scoliosis
  • Hemothorax

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on lung disease
  • Making connections - apply information about disorders to understand how they restrict the lung and cause disease
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding medical terms related to these diseases and causes and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define important conditions, such as Pickwickian syndrome

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson titled Extrinsic Causes of Restrictive Lung Disease for further details. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the structural components of the rib cage and their role in lung function
  • Differentiate between ankylosing spondylitis, kyphoscoliosis, lordosis, sleep apnea and pleural effusion
  • Define hemothorax, chylothorax, hydrothorax, pyothorax, thoracentesis and tube thoracostomy
  • Name neuromuscular disorders that can restrict lung function
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