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The radiology of chronic lung disease in children

Rossi, UG; Owens, CM; (2005) The radiology of chronic lung disease in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood , 90 (6) pp. 601-607.

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Abstract

Chronic lung disease (CLD) in children represents a heterogeneous group of many distinct clinicopathological entities. The prevalence of CLD has increased in the past decade because of the more advanced and intensive respiratory support provided for compromised children and additionally the overall improved survival of preterm babies. The disorders which constitute CLD generally have a slow tempo of progression over many months or even years. The most common causes of CLD in children are cystic fibrosis (CF), and other causes of bronchiectasis ( such as immunodeficiency, and in the third world, post-infective bronchiectasis, for example, measles), bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) ( or lung disease of prematurity), asthma, chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux/ aspiration pneumonitis, and constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis

Type: Article
Title: The radiology of chronic lung disease in children
Additional information: DA - 20050523IS - 1468-2044 (Electronic)LA - engPT - Journal ArticlePT - ReviewSB - AIMSB - IM
Keywords: A, AND, ASTHMA, babies, baby, Bronchiectasis, BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA, CF, CHILD, CHILDREN, chronic lung disease, cystic, Cystic Fibrosis, CYSTIC-FIBROSIS, DISEASE, DISORDER, DISORDERS, DISTINCT, Dysplasia, fibrosis, FOR, immunodeficiencies, immunodeficiency, JOURNAL, LUNG, LUNG-DISEASE, MEASLES, OF, Other, PREMATURIty, PRETERM, PREVALENCE, Radiology, RESPIRATORY, SUPPORT, SURVIVAL, THE, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Child, Preschool, Chronic Disease, diagnosis, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Lung Diseases, Obstructive, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, methods, radiography, Tomography, X-Ray Computed
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/47037
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