Shijing Jia, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Shijing Jia

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Bronchiectasis

What every physician needs to know: Bronchiectasis is a disorder characterized radiographically by irreversible bronchial dilatation and clinically by cough, sputum production, and recurrent respiratory tract infections. Impaired airway clearance resulting in chronic infection and neutrophilic inflammation is the pathogenic hallmark. The differential diagnosis of the underlying causes of bronchiectasis is broad and includes infections,…

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