chronic obstructive airway disease

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Related to chronic obstructive airway disease: Obstructive Lung Disease, COPD, Chronic obstructive lung disease
chronic obstructive airway disease; COAD; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; COPD; chronic obstructive lung disease; COLD airway dysfunction (e.g. chronic bronchitis or emphysema) in cigarette smokers, or ex-smokers; presenting as type A, ‘pink puffers’ (breathlessness but near normal arterial oxygen and carbon dioxide levels), or type B, ‘blue bloaters’ (no breathlessness, but marked arterial hypoxia, carbon dioxide retention and polycythaemia)
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