NHLBI Educational Materials Catalog: Facts About Bronchiectasis
Facts About Bronchiectasis
Written in an easy to read style, this fact sheet provides patients with essential information about bronchiectasis. This is a lung disease that results from an infection or congenital condition that injures the airway walls of your lung and makes it difficult to expel mucus. Explains the causes of the disease, stages in its progression, organs that may effected, who is at risk, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatments, and more. Contains links to other online resources.