Bronchiectasis: Still a problem

Karakoc G., Yilmaz M., Altintas D., Kendirli S.

PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, vol.32, no.2, pp.175-178, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ppul.1104
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-178


The prevalence of bronchiectasis (BR) has decreased significantly in industrialized countries, but is still commonplace in developing countries. We evaluated the causes and clinical features of BR in 23 children (13 boys (57%) and 10 girls (43%), with a mean age of 8.45 +/- 4.02 years).