bronchiectasis


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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).]
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bronchiectasis

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

bron·chi·ec·ta·sis

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

n bronquiectasia
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Dupont, "Mortality in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: a prospective cohort analysis," Respiratory Medicine, vol.
The clinical course continued with the development of bronchiectasis in 2003, complicated by recurrent chest infections and bilateral effusions.
The airways may be involved at any level with a wide spectrum of alterations including bronchiectasis, tracheal stenosis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, bronchiolitis, and COPD [8].
CVID usually presents in childhood with recurrent sinopulmonary infections, and respiratory morbidity is common, ranging from recurrent suppurative bronchitis to bronchiectasis [3, 4].
The most common associated concurrent conditions were obstructive airway disease (10; 43.5%), bronchiectasis (6; 26.1%), gastroesophageal reflux disease (4; 17.4%), and malnutrition (3; 13.0%).
Bronchiectasis and Asthma A woman who suffers from bronchiectasis and asthma told how Salin(r) Plus helped her, she said "I suffer from Bronchiectasis and slight asthma which restricts my breathing especially when I exercise or walk.
Bronchiectasis is a chronic suppurative pulmonary disorder generally defined as irreversible dilatation of the central and peripheral airways.
In this study, the team identified two patients with bronchiectasis who suffered with chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections that were resistant to many antibiotics: a 64-year-old male, diagnosed with bronchiectasis aged fifteen, and a 69-year-old female who had bronchiectasis from childhood.
The other findings of pulmonary involvement were 18.8% diffuse interstitial lung disease, 12.5% bronchiectasis, and 27.1% bullae-emphysema.
Major patterns of lung disease include upper airway disease with stenosis, tracheal and large airway diseases with inflammation and bronchiectasis, small airway diseases, and parenchymal lung diseases.
Two patients underwent lobectomy due to bronchiectasis and hemoptysis.
Diseases characterized by true cysts are relatively uncommon and are usually distinguishable from their mimicking entities like bullae, honeycombing, and bronchiectasis [4].