Tracheitis

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tracheitis

 

an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea. It often accompanies inflammations of the upper respiratory tract caused by infections or toxins. The principal symptom of tracheitis is a cough that intensifies in the morning. Tracheitis is treated by inhaling aerosols; chronic tracheitis is treated by climatotherapy.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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