Classification and approach to bronchiolar diseases

  title={Classification and approach to bronchiolar diseases},
  author={Jay H. Ryu},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  • J. Ryu
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Purpose of review Bronchiolar abnormalities are relatively common and occur in a variety of clinical contexts. There have been an increasing number of terms, some of which are redundant, used in referring to various forms of bronchiolar disorders. The purpose of this review is to provide an updated classification scheme to facilitate the clinical approach to patients with suspected bronchiolar disease. Recent findings The spectrum of bronchiolar disorders is broader and more heterogeneous than… 

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