Bronchiectasis: A serious uncommon lung disorder

October 2007
Cortlandt Forum;Oct2007, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p32
The article provides information on Bronchiectasis. Bronchiectasis is a disease that causes localized, irreversible dilatation of part of the bronchial tree. It is considered as the result of a harmful cycle of airway infection, inflammation, and structural damage. The impairment of mucociliary clearance and bacterial colonization is due to the damage from inflammatory mediators.


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