Resolution of extensive severe bronchiectasis in an infant.

  title={Resolution of extensive severe bronchiectasis in an infant.},
  author={Suzanne Crowley and Iren Lindbak Matthews},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={45 7},
Bronchiectasis is, by definition, an irreversible condition. Following recent reports of reversible bronchiectasis in children, it has been suggested that the definition be broadened to include pre-bronchiectasis and transitional reversible states. We describe the case of a young infant who had extensive, severe bronchiectasis of unknown etiology that resolved following prolonged treatment with antibiotics and a tapering course of oral steroids. We suggest that the prolonged treatment may have… CONTINUE READING

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