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A Journal on Diseases of the Respiratory System

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Thoracic Endoscopy
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus

Frequency: Quarterly

ISSN 0026-4954

Online ISSN 1827-1723

 

Minerva Pneumologica 2004 March;43(1):51-6

    CASE REPORT

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome together with bronchial asthma

Bülbül Y., Öztuma F., Özlü T.

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome is a rare disorder, characterized by enlarged trachea and main bronchi. Patients usually present with chronic cough, sputum expectoration, and shortness of breath. Respiratory failure may also develop due to progression of the disease. Tracheobronchomegaly coexisting with asthma has not been reported, so far. This report describes a case of tracheobronchomegaly associated with bronchial asthma which progressed to respiratory failure because of pneumonia.

language: English


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