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Bronchiolitis

Tuesday 3 May 2005

Definition: Inflammation of bronchioles.

Types

- acute bronchiolitis
- acute and chronic bronchiolitis
- chronic bronchiolitis

  • chronic bronchiolitis
    • lymphocytic bronchiolitis
    • follicular bronchiolitis
    • granulomatous bronchiolitis and bronchiolocentric granuloma
    • constrictive bronchiolitis
    • obliterative bronchiolitis (bronchiolitis obliterans)

Etiology

- infectious bronchilitis

  • viral
  • bacterial
  • parasitic

- sarcoidosis
- dysimmune bronchiolitis

See also

- cellular bronchiolitis
- respiratory bronchiolitis

Portfolio

  • Necrotizing bronchiolitis
  • Necrotizing bronchiolitis
  • Necrotizing bronchiolitis