bronchomalacia

bronchomalacia

 [brong″ko-mah-la´shah]
a deficiency in the cartilaginous wall of the trachea or a bronchus that may lead to atelectasis or obstructive emphysema.

bron·cho·ma·la·ci·a

(brong'kō-mă-lā'shē-ă), [MIM*211450]
Degeneration of elastic and connective tissue of bronchi and trachea.
[broncho- + G. malakia, a softening]

bronchomalacia

/bron·cho·ma·la·cia/ (brong″ko-mah-la´shah) a deficiency in the cartilaginous wall of the trachea or a bronchus that may lead to atelectasis or obstructive emphysema.

bron·cho·ma·la·ci·a

(brong'kō-mă-lā'shē-ă)
Degeneration of elastic and connective tissue of bronchi and trachea.
[broncho- + G. malakia, a softening]

bronchomalacia

a deficiency in the cartilaginous wall of the trachea or a bronchus that may lead to atelectasis or obstructive emphysema.
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She was also born with Bronchomalacia - a floppiness of the bronchi - meaning she needs a ventilator to help her breathe on her own because her left lung doesn't work.
He has been diagnosed with a lung condition called bronchomalacia, which means he will need long-term ventilation support.
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As such, mediastinal cysts tend to present with respiratory symptoms, including tracheomalacia or bronchomalacia.
Laryngomalacia, tracheomalacia, bronchomalacia, subglottic stenosis, and restrictive lung disease may worsen the anesthesia management and prognosis.
8% of cases, with pulmonary hypoplasia, pulmonary hypertension, congenital diaphragmatic hernia and bronchomalacia being implicated, as found in the literature.
The latter also known as bronchomalacia is characterized by a deficiency of cartilage in the subsegmental bronchi [2].
Bronchoscopy is performed for assessment of bronchomalacia, demonstrate impression of extrinsic mass and exclude endobronchial causes.
However, no patient experienced an acute airway obstruction requiring emergency surgery, and no airway bronchomalacia or perforation related to the interventional therapy was observed after the treatments were completed.
1 Apart from the hallmark features of ToF, these patients have an absent/rudimentary pulmonary valve, leading to pulmonary regurgitation during foetal life, causing aneurysmal dilatation of pulmonary vessels, compressing the trachea or the main stem bronchi, and leading to tracheomalacia and bronchomalacia.