Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

  • J. P. Trigaux
  • L. Goncette
  • P. DeCoster


The term “chronic obstructive lung disease” embraces a large number of pathological conditions with the common feature of increased impedance to the air flow out of the lungs, resulting in dyspnea. The clinical, radiological, and pathophysiological features of these various (diffuse or localized) diseases are, most of the time, associated and intercorrelated.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic Bronchitis Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Pulmonary Emphysema Relapse Polychondritis 
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  • L. Goncette
  • P. DeCoster

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