10 Key Facts About Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a lung disease which often occurs as a medical condition secondary to another chronic lung condition such as COPD, cystic fibrosis, or pneumonia. We’ve put together a list of key facts about bronchiectasis based on information from the NHS UK.

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Bronchiectasis is a condition in which the patient’s airways become enlarged, leading to a build-up of mucus. This excess mucus leaves the lungs more susceptible to picking up infections and causing irreparable damage.

Discover eight interesting facts about the lungs.

Bronchiectasis is a rare disease, affecting approximately one in 1,000 adults.

Study finds bronchiectasis risk factors identified in COPD patients. Read more here. 

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