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Descriptor in English: Bronchomalacia
Descriptor in Spanish: Broncomalacia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Broncomalácia
Descriptor in French: Bronchomalacie
Entry term(s): Bronchi Chondromalacia
Bronchi Chondromalacias
Bronchomalacias
Chondromalacia of Bronchi
Tree number(s): C05.182.895.249
C08.127.719.500
C16.131.621.953.249
C17.300.182.895.249
Scope note: A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the BRONCHI. This results in a floppy bronchial wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2009
DeCS UI: 53071
Descriptor UI: D055091
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Bronchomalacia - Preferred
Concept UI M0513587
Scope note A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the BRONCHI. This results in a floppy bronchial wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
Preferred term Bronchomalacia
Entry term(s) Bronchi Chondromalacia
Bronchi Chondromalacias
Bronchomalacias
Chondromalacia of Bronchi



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