bronchiectasis

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Related to varicose bronchiectasis: cystic bronchiectasis

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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They were graded as 0 for no bronchiectasis, 1 for tubular bronchiectasis, 2 for varicose bronchiectasis and 3 for cystic bronchiectasis, with one extra mark per lobe if central bronchiectasis was present.
Varicose bronchiectasis is characterized by dilated bronchi having irregular, bulging contours.
The Reed Classification consists of the following categories: Cylindrical bronchiectasis, varicose bronchiectasis, and sacular, or cystic, bronchiectasis.