Flattening of the diaphragm
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  • Lung hyperinflation - “ Lung hyperinflation is a common feature of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is also linked to aging and other chroni...”
  • Pulmonary emphysema - “ Pulmonary emphysema is defined as the "abnormal permanent enlargement of the airspaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destructi...”
  • Flattening of the diaphragm - “ Flattening of the diaphragm is the most sensitive sign on chest radiographs for the presence of hyperinflation of the lungs, usually due to emphys...”

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