Bronchiectasis Introduction Bronchiectasis is a chronic respiratory condition characterized by abnormal and permanent dilation (widening) of the bronchial tubes (airways) in the lungs. This dilation is typically caused by damage or destruction of the bronchial walls, leading to the accumulation of mucus and bacteria, which can further damage the airways and perpetuate the condition. Causes […]

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lung cancer

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Introduction Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs, primarily in the cells lining the airways (bronchi) and parts of the lung used for breathing. It is one of the most common and deadly forms of cancer worldwide. It is typically classified into two main types: non-small cell lung

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Lung Abscess

Lung Abscess

Lung Abscess Introduction A lung abscess is a rare but serious medical condition characterized by a localized collection of pus and infected material within the lung tissue. It is typically a complication of an underlying respiratory infection, aspiration (inhaling a foreign substance into the lungs), or an impaired immune system. Lung abscesses can vary in

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