bronchiolitis


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Related to bronchiolitis: bronchiectasis, bronchitis, Bronchiolitis obliterans

bronchiolitis

[‚bräŋ·kē·ō′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the bronchioles.
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Up to three per cent of children in developed nations are admitted to hospital with bronchiolitis before one year of age, and up to 59 per cent of general practitioner consultations in this age group are for viral respiratory infections.
8) This type of injury causes fibrosis (thickening and scarring) of the bronchioles, which is the underlying cause of bronchiolitis obliterans.
One in three babies in the UK develops bronchiolitis in their first year, a survey by healthcare company Abbott found.
Efforts were made to screen all consecutive bronchiolitis patients during the study period.
Another common morphologic finding in patients with SS is chronic bronchiolitis, often with follicular lymphoid hyperplasia (follicular bronchiolitis), and varying degrees of airspace organization (Figure 17).
This finding is important because the damage is believed to be the underlying cause of bronchiolitis obliterans," said lead investigator Ann F.
We present a patient with paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) in whom the clinical suspicion of bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) was raised when the patient suffered respiratory failure and difficulty in weaning from mechanical ventilation.
Then the physician is in the challenging position of having to decide whether to send someone for a surgical lung biopsy to evaluate the possibility of constrictive bronchiolitis because you can't make that diagnosis without a biopsy," Dr.
Ava and Bella have also suffered a sickly winter, with repeated bouts of the lung condition bronchiolitis, giving Christine and Jaco many a sleepless night, as they juggled their jobs in hair product sales and joinery.
The money raised will be divided equally between Breathtakers, a local charity set up in 2007 to support families with children suffering from Obliterative Bronchiolitis (OB), a rare and life-limiting lung disease, and the Percy Hedley Foundation, a North East charity which supports people with learning difficulties and disabilities.

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