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What is Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

What is Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

  • Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: A rare congenital condition where the trachea and bronchi are enlarged which increases the risk of respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia.
  • Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: A rare and probably congenital condition characterized by great enlargement of the lumen of the trachea and the larger bronchi.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mounier-Kuhn syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: Introduction

Types of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome:

Broader types of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome:

Who gets Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: male predominance

How serious is Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

Complications of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see complications of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

What causes Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

Causes of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see causes of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

What are the symptoms of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

Symptoms of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see symptoms of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Complications of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see complications of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Onset of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: 3rd-4th decade

Can anyone else get Mounier-Kuhn syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mounier-Kuhn syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome.
Treatments for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see treatments for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome
Research for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: see research for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Name and Aliases of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Main name of condition: Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Other names or spellings for Mounier-Kuhn syndrome:

bronchiectasia-ethmoid sinusitis, tracheobronchomegaly, Congenital tracheobronchomegaly

Tracheobronchomegaly Source - Diseases Database

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mounier-Kuhn syndrome:


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