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Diseases » Bronchiolitis » Summary
 

What is Bronchiolitis?

What is Bronchiolitis?

  • Bronchiolitis: Inflammation of the bronchioles.
  • Bronchiolitis: Inflammation of the bronchioles.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Bronchiolitis: inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Bronchiolitis: Introduction

Types of Bronchiolitis:

Broader types of Bronchiolitis:

Who gets Bronchiolitis?

Patient Profile for Bronchiolitis: Usually in children under 2.

How serious is Bronchiolitis?

Complications of Bronchiolitis: see complications of Bronchiolitis

What causes Bronchiolitis?

Causes of Bronchiolitis: see causes of Bronchiolitis
Cause of Bronchiolitis: Usually caused by a viral infection.

What are the symptoms of Bronchiolitis?

Symptoms of Bronchiolitis: see symptoms of Bronchiolitis

Complications of Bronchiolitis: see complications of Bronchiolitis

Can anyone else get Bronchiolitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bronchiolitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bronchiolitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Bronchiolitis: see treatments for Bronchiolitis
Research for Bronchiolitis: see research for Bronchiolitis

Society issues for Bronchiolitis


Hospitalization statistics for Bronchiolitis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Bronchiolitis:

  • 0.16% (20,582) of hospital consultant episodes were for acute bronchiolitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultant episodes for acute bronchiolitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 59% of hospital consultant episodes for acute bronchiolitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 41% of hospital consultant episodes for acute bronchiolitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Bronchiolitis:

Organs and body systems related to Bronchiolitis include:

Name and Aliases of Bronchiolitis

Main name of condition: Bronchiolitis

Other names or spellings for Bronchiolitis:

capillary bronchitis

Bronchiolitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bronchiolitis:

 

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