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Question from the community: What can you tell me about bronchiectasis?

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  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    1 year ago

    Hi SusanHU and Alesandra. I noticed this question also has gone unanswered since March 29. Besides your referenced posted article, Alesandra, I thought it might be helpful for our community members (who were interested), to look over this article that differentiates between the two conditions – COPD and bronchiectasis:
    Wishing you both the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

  • Alesandra Bevilacqua moderator
    1 year ago

    According to (, bronchiectasis occurs when the walls of the airways (bronchi) thicken as a result of chronic inflammation and/or infection and results in mucus accumulating. I hope this helps! Warmly, Alesandra (

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