Some Respiratory Symptoms Should Spark Suspicion of Bronchiectasis in Children

Some Respiratory Symptoms Should Spark Suspicion of Bronchiectasis in Children

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Some Respiratory Symptoms Should Spark Suspicion of Bronchiectasis in Children

A case report of a young girl calls attention to the need to evaluate children with recurrent respiratory symptoms for bronchiectasis. The report, “Pediatric bronchiectasis: An orphan disease ending in pneumonectomy: A case report,” was published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. Bronchiectasis in children often appears differently than in adults and can vary with age and severity, clinicians note. A chronic wet cough is the most common symptom in children at the…

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