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The incidence of bronchiectasis (BCT) has probably decreased in developed countries in recent years, but reliable statistical data on its occurrence are still lacking. The aim of the present study was to retrospectively evaluate the prevalence, age distribution and aetiology of BCT, diagnosed in a selected series of symptomatic patients of a Western country(More)
We describe the case of a 57-yr-old female with endobronchial metastasis from stomach carcinoma. Respiratory symptoms began 3 months before the diagnosis of the gastric cancer. Chest computed tomography revealed a reticular lymphangitic carcinomatosis pattern with hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy. Fibreoptic bronchoscopy showed a spread submucosal(More)