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Bronchiectasis has three types: 1) cylindrical bronchiectasis, 2) saccular or varicose bronchiectasis, 3) and cystic bronchiectasis. Causes of bronchiectasis include infection, environmental exposure, drug or alcohol abuse, and alpha-1 antitrypsin (congenital). Symptoms include shortness of breathe, fatigue, chronic cough, bloody sputum, and wheezing. Treatment for bronchiectasis include antibiotics and possibly surgery.

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Terms related to Bronchiectasis (Acquired, Congenital):

  • Acquired Bronchiectasis
  • Congenital Bronchiectasis
  • Cylindrical Bronchiectasis
  • Saccular Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic Bronchiectasis

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