Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

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Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

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 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.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mounier-Kuhn syndrome" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Respiratory Conditions Associated with Tracheobronchomegaly (Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome): A Study of Seventeen Cases.
 

Author(s): Pierre Schmitt, Levent Dalar, Stéphane Jouneau, Bénédicte Toublanc, Juliette Camuset, Gérard Chatte, Laurent Cellerin, Hervé Dutau, Stéphane Sanchez, Maxime Sauvage, Jean-Michel Vergnon, Sandra Dury, Gaetan Deslée, François Lebargy,

Journal: Respiration. 2016 ;91(4):281-7.

 

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome (MKS) is a rare disorder characterized by enlargement of the trachea and main bronchi and associated with recurrent respiratory tract infections.

Last Updated: 5 May 2016

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Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: more than just a cough.
 

Author(s): Christine Azzopardi, Joseph Attard, Edith Vassallo, Reuben Grech

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Last Updated: 12 Sep 2014

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A delayed diagnosis of Mounier-Kuhn syndrome.
 

Author(s): Caroline Gouder, David Bilocca, Peter Fsadni, Stephen Montefort

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Following a provisional diagnosis of asthma of several years' duration by his general practitioner, a 43-year-old otherwise healthy man who was a non-smoker was referred to a pulmonologist with worsening productive cough and exertional breathlessness. A thoracic CT scan revealed dilated ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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The terms "Mounier-Kuhn syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome or congenital tracheobronchomegaly: a literature review.
 

Author(s): Eduards Krustins, Zaiga Kravale, Atis Buls

Journal: Respir Med. 2013 Dec;107(12):1822-8.

 

Mounier-Kuhn syndrome or congenital tracheobronchomegaly is a chronic airway condition which for currently unknown reasons mostly affects males. It is commonly overlooked on conventional chest X-rays, and is considered to be rare, but the prevalence might be higher as commonly assumed. ...

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2013

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Airway Collapse in Patients With Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome: Titration With Positive Pressure to Reduce Collapse
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2017

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