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abscess
infection increases density in lungs
edema
swelling in tissue increases density
tumor
abnormal new growth results in increased tissue thickness
atelectasis
collapse lung causes increase tissue density
bronchiectasis
chronic dilatation of bronchi
cardiomegaly
enlargement of the heart
congested heart failure
backward failure or venous congestion in the lungs density increase for lungs and enlarged heart
empyema
pus in thoracic cavity
pleural effusion
blood or serous fluid filled pleural cavity
pneumoconioses
inhaled dust particles can cause fibrotic changes. scarring
pneumonia
inflammation of lung tissue causes fluid filled alveolar spaces
pneumonectomy
lung removal results in density increased
pulmonary edema
fluid fills interstitial lung tissues and alveoli
tuberculosis
infection by myobacteria causes inflammatory response. increase. increase fluid in lungs
aortic aneurysm
aorta dilatation
ascites
fluid in peritoneal cavity. ground glass appearance
cirrhosis
fibrotic changes in liver. causes liver enlargement
calcified stones
found throughout abdomen
acromegaly
overgrowth of head or extremities by secretion of growth hormones
chronic osteomyelitis
chronic bone infection causes bone growth
hydrocephalus
head enlargement caused by fluid filled cerebral ventricles
osteoblastic metastases
spread of cancer bone results in uncontrollable growth
osteochondroma
tumor arising in bone and cartilage
paget\'s disease (osteitis deformans)
pelvis spine skull new growth bc of increased bone activity
sclerosis
increase hardening due to chronic inflammation
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