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Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital tracheobronchomegaly
- Mounier Kuhn syndrome
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lung function tests, bronchoscopy, and a chest CT scan. The cause of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome is unknown. Treatment typically involves chest physical therapy and antibiotics to treat infections.Mounier-Kuhn syndrome is a lung disorder that causes the respiratory tract to dilate or enlarge. People with Mounier-Kuhn syndrome develop frequently respiratory tract infections and recurrent cough. The condition can be diagnosed by
Last updated: 9/18/2012
- Celik B, Bilgin S, Yuksel C. Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Bronchial Dilation. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2011; 38(2):194-196. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/21494536/. Accessed 9/18/2012.
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