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bron·chi·ec·ta·sis

 (brŏng′kē-ĕk′tə-sĭs)
n.
Chronic dilatation of the bronchial tubes.

[Greek bronkhia, bronchial tubes (from bronkhos, windpipe) + Greek ektasis, extension (ek-, out; see ecto- + tasis, a stretching, from teinein, ta-, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots).]

bronchiectasis

(ˌbrɒŋkɪˈɛktəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) chronic dilation of the bronchi or bronchial tubes, which often become infected
[C19: from bronchi- + Greek ektasis a stretching]

bron•chi•ec•ta•sis

(ˌbrɒŋ kiˈɛk tə sɪs)

n.
a chronic disease of the bronchial tubes characterized by distention and paroxysmal coughing.
[1875–80; bronchi(a) + Greek éktasis stretching out]
Translations

bron·chi·ec·ta·sis

[MIM*211400]
n. bronquiectasia, dilatación crónica de los bronquios debida a una obstrucción o a una condición inflamatoria.

bronchiectasis

n bronquiectasia
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Considering the past history of recurrent episodes of purulent otitis media and herpetic infections, observation of bilateral pulmonary bronchiectasia in radiographies, immunoglubolin profile showed elevated level of IgG but decreased level of IgM and IgA mildly increased the level of IgE along with the weak specific antibody responses to diphtheria and tetanous vaccines, decreased number of CD3+ and CD4+T cell, and reversed level of helper T cell to Cytotoxic T cell, severely impaired function of T cell against antigens, negative HIV serology, and a positive tissue PCR for CMV and HSV, all may propose a combined primary immunodeficiency state.
In our study, the rates of XLA, hyper IgM, CVID and hyper IgE were found to be higher in the subjects who were found to have bronchiectasia on lung graphy compared to the other PIDs and the patients in whom no PID was found.
A specialized chest radiologist and a pneumologist analyzed the images at three pre-established levels (trachea, carina, and pulmonary veins) for the presence of any signs of diffuse parenchymal lung disease: ground glass, consolidation, reticular, honeycombing, and bronchiectasia.