Pulmonology & Allergy Center
Pulmonology is a medical specialty that focuses the diseases of the respiratory system. Major diseases of the respiratory system are respiratory failure, asthma and emphysema, as well as infectious diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleurisy and pulmonary abscess, or tumor syndromes such as lung cancer or pleural cancer.
The symptomatology of the patient suffering from a pulmonary disorder results from abnormalities within the respiratory system. As a result, the patient presents with certain clinical signs such as a persistent cough or shortness of breath, even in the absence of physical effort.