The pathology of asthma, with special reference to changes in the bronchial mucosa.

@article{Dunnill1960ThePO,
  title={The pathology of asthma, with special reference to changes in the bronchial mucosa.},
  author={Michael S Dunnill},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1960},
  volume={13},
  pages={
          27-33
        }
}
The pathological features of 20 cases dying in status asthmaticus have been studied. In gross sections the lungs showed no emphysema, but mucus plugs in the air passages and focal areas of collapse were outstanding features. Five cases showed cystic bronchiectasis which was of a similar distribution to the focal areas of collapse, occurring in the upper lobes as commonly as in the lower lobes.Histologically, shedding of the ciliated bronchial mucosal cells was prominent and this is attributed… CONTINUE READING

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