NATIONAL UNIVERSITYPEDRO RUIZ GALLOFACULTY OF MEDICINE HUMANITY
Medical EnglishDr. Rosa Gonzales Calderón Baldera Karen Eliana Díaz Mino Marlon Werner Fernández Ferreyra Ana María Sofía Niño Effio Brenda Stefanny Popuche Cabrera Pedro Luis Rázuri Farro Juan Alessandro
Bronchiolitis is a common illness Caused by an infection that affects the tiny of the respiratory tract airways calledAs these airways become inflamed making breathing difficult. Bronchioles Are mostwidespread in the winter and early spring.
Most often affects infants and young children BronchiolitisIt occurs frequently in infants and children Typically occursliving in overcrowded during the first 2 conditions years of life
Some infants are at risk for a more severe disease that requires hospitalization. Kids who have had bronchiolitis may be more likely to develop asthma later in life Cases of bronchiolitis typically last about 12 days
Both can be caused by viral or bacterialinfections Cough with mucus. Respiratory distressPresence of breath sounds similar towhistles (wheezing).
x Affects children under 3 yearsRonchus wheezeIt Produces Fever Does not produce feverThe disease is moreprolonged x x The disease causes pain in the chest
The ways to differentiate the diseasesSputum Culture X Rays
The main differential diagnosisBronchiolitis X-Ray Bronchitis X-Ray