Clinical characteristics and etiologies of bronchiectasis in Korean children: A multicenter retrospective study.

Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics, Childhood Asthma Atopy Center, Environmental Health Center, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Bronchiectasis is a chronic pulmonary disease characterized by progressive and irreversible bronchial dilatation. The aim of the present study was to investigate the etiologies and clinical features of bronchiectasis in Korean children.

Keywords

Bronchiectasis,Children,Etiology,Lung function,Prognosis,

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