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nbme18/Block 3/Question#34 (19.2 difficulty score)
52 yo woman with breast cancer
Contraction🔍
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eth drioianat trephya ecsaud rbsiosfi and hte yobrlbostafmis c"crotnat" udrign fir,sbios snciaug hte securol fo wsraiya nad thsu ateaseslict

hello  Adding part of @plummervinson's comment: Contraction atelecrasis occurs due to radiation therapy, necrotizing pneumonia, or granulomatous disease +  
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Contraction atelectasis occurs when local or generalized fibrotic changes in the lung leads to collapsed alveoli. It can an occur after radiation therapy, necrotizing pneumonia, or granulomatous disease