bronchiostenosis

bronchial stenosis

narrowing of the lumen of a bronchial tube.
Synonym(s): bronchiostenosis
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bronchial stenosis

The narrowing of the bronchial tree.
 
Aetiology
Anthracofibrosis, tuberculosis, prolonged endotrachial intubation, radiation induced (post-external-beam radiation therapy for small cell carcinoma of the lungs), post-lung transplantation, idiopathic.

Management
Some cases respond to balloon dilation.
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bron·chi·o·ste·no·sis

(brong'kē-ō-stĕ-nō'sis)
Narrowing of the lumen of a bronchial tube.
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