Second post in series" cracking the code of theory" ready to go online. The topic of Bronchiectasis is not only usefull in theory but in practicals as well.
|About Dr Ranjith kumar CS|
He is Currently persuing DM in medical oncology from JIPMER, completed DNB from Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital with a GOLD MEDAL in his hand, has great academic interests and contributed about 9 chapters in scott pediatriks clinical methods in 3rd edition as author and is one of the co-author at dnbpediatrics.com
Bronchiectasis a disease characterized by irreversible abnormal dilatation of the bronchial tree
Children with bronchiectasis (not due to cystic fibrosis), the male to female ratio was 2 : 1.
Etiology and Pathogenesis:
Bordetella pertussis, measles, rubella, togavirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Non –Infectious :
Ciliary dyskinesia, immune deficiency syndromes
1. Williams-Campbell syndrome, in which there is an absence of annular bronchial cartilage