bronchiectatic

bron·chi·ec·tat·ic

(brong'kē-ek-tat'ik),
Relating to bronchiectasis.

bron·chi·ec·tat·ic

(brong'kē-ek-tat'ik)
Relating to bronchiectasis.
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Bacterial colonization of the airways, most commonly with Haemophilus influenzae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is found in more than 60% of adult patients with stable bronchiectatic disease.
2,3] Bacterial colonization of the airways, most commonly with Haemophilus influenzae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is found in more than 60 percent of adult patients with stable bronchiectatic disease.
Increased mucus production resulting in increased susceptibility to respiratory infections combined with airway obstruction can lead to chronic localized inflammation: a hallmark of the bronchiectatic lung (Barker 2002).
Chest radiograph revealed chronic bronchiectatic changes with no new infiltrates.
CT chest showed an intracavitary mass with a crescent in all patients with associated bronchiectatic changes in 9 patients.
Clinical factors on cavitary and nodular bronchiectatic types in pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease.
The granulomas may cause extensive parenchymal consolidation, may lead to bronchiectatic cavities, or may be exclusively bronchocentric.
Immunocompromised population examined included individuals with HIV, common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), extensive burn injury, and those individuals with greater than 20 mg of prednisone per day; patients with bronchiectatic conditions such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and idiopathic bronchiectasis were also examined as compromised populations.
History of hospitalization due to severe asthma exacerbation and presence of chronic respiratory failure was significantly higher in bronchiectatic group.
But other severe pulmonary infections like pertussis or measles pneumonia can also damage the mucociliary clearance mechanism and trigger the bronchiectatic process.
In varicose bronchiectasis, there are local constrictions in the cylindrical bronchiectatic patterns, and there is an irregular pattern that closely mimics that of the varicose vein.