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Health | Diseases & Conditions | Respiratory Conditions

Respiratory conditions impact the lungs and the ability to breath. In this section, find out about the symptoms and treatment of apnea, orthopnea and more.

What are pleural cavity diseases?

Pleural cavity diseases are those conditions that affect the membrane lining the lungs and chest wall. Learn more about pleural cavity diseases from this article.