Diseases

  • Respiratory Diseases

TYPES OF SPECIFIC PNEUMONIAS

Staphylococcal Pneumonia It may be a primary respiratory infection or secondary to staphylococcal focus anywhere in the body. It is…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

ACUTE LOBAR PNEUMONIA

It is the commonest of all specific pneumonias. AETIOLOGY Predisposing causes Age: All ages but 50% of cases are below…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

BRONCHIAL ASTHMA

BRONCHIAL ASTHMA DEFINITION OF BRONCHIAL ASTHMA BRONCHIAL ASTHMA is a chronic reversible inflammatory destructive disease of the airways characterised by…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

BRONCHIECTASIS

BRONCHIECTASIS DEFINITION BRONCHIECTASIS is a condition of permanent abnormal dilatation of the larger bronchi. AETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS Acquire Obstruction Obstruction…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

CHRONIC BRONCHITIS

CHRONIC BRONCHITIS DEFINITION OF CHRONIC BRONCHITIS Chronic bronchitis may be defined as a disease characterised by cough and sputum for…

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ACUTE TRACHEO BRONCHITIS

ACUTE TRACHEO BRONCHITIS DEFINITION ACUTE TRACHEO BRONCHITIS is Acute inflammation of Tracheo bronchial tree caused by various organisms (bacteria and…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

CROUP

CROUP (Acute Laryngotracheo-bronchitis) CROUP is mainly a viral infection in about 90% and bacterial infection in 10% of cases. Non-specific…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS

BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS usually occurs below 2 years of age. Children are usually affected. The disease is caused by…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

LARYNGEAL OBSTRUCTION

LARYNGEAL OBSTRUCTION (Acute obstruction of the upper airway) LARYNGEAL OBSTRUCTION is commonly seen in children because of smaller size and…

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  • Respiratory Diseases

COMMON COLD

COMMON COLD (Acute Ceryza) DEFINITION OF COMMON COLD COMMON COLD is an acute illness characterised by inflammation of the mucous…

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