Glossary for Cough in children
Medical terms related to Cough in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Absent alpha 1 band: An absence of alpha-1-antitrypsin the the body
- Acute cough in children: Acute cough in children is a sudden onset of coughing in a child.
- Allergic rhinitis: An allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa that may occur seasonally
- Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
- Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
- Blaichman syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by a malformation where there is an opening between the trachea and esophagus. Webbing of the fifth finger is also present.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
- Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
- Bronchitis: Inflammation of the bronchi as a symptom
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A condition which is characterized by dysplasia of the brochopulmonary vessels
- COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
- Capillaria philippiensis infection: A fish borne parasite that can infect humans. Transmission most often occurs through ingestion of contaminated fish. Severity of symptoms tend to increase as the number of worms multiply in the intestines. Death can occur if the condition is left untreated.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Chronic cough in children: Chronic cough in children is a condition in which a child has a long-term, ongoing cough.
- Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Congenital heart disease: Diseases of the heart that one is born with
- Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
- Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
- Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
- Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
- Epiglottitis: is the inflammation of the epiglottis and is a medical emergency
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
- Gastroesophageal reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is the abnormal regurgitation of stomach acid up into the esophagus.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
- Hiatal hernia: Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm muscle.
- Laryngitis: This is where there is an inflammation of the laryngitis
- Lung abscess: The formation of a localized collection of puss in a cavity in the lungs
- Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
- Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Bacterial respiratory infection
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
- Pneumothorax: pneumothorax is the collection of air in the space around the lungs and chest wall
- Primary ciliary dyskinesia: A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respiratory infections, sinusitis, ear infections and male infertility. The infertility results as the tails of sperm is basically cilia.
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Respiratory syncytial virus: Viral respiratory infection serious in young infants.
- Respiratory tract infections:
- Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
- Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
- Upper Respiratory Infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
- Upper respiratory infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
- Viral croup: also known as laryngotracheobronchitis. It is characterised by barking cough
- Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
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