Bronchioles

Some articles on bronchioles, bronchiole:

Primary Bronchiole - Pathology
... potentially life-threatening situation, occurs when the smooth muscular tissue of the bronchioles constricts, severely narrowing their diameter ... Diseases of the bronchioles include asthma, bronchiolitis obliterans, respiratory syncytial virus infections, and influenza ...
Mammalian Lungs - Anatomy
... within the lung, and after multiple divisions, give rise to bronchioles ... The bronchial tree continues branching until it reaches the level of terminal bronchioles, which lead to alveolar sacs ... is strictly used to refer solely to alveolar tissue with respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles ...
Diffuse Panbronchiolitis - Diagnosis - Differential Diagnosis
... is distinguished by the presence of lesions that appear on X-rays as nodules in the bronchioles of both lungs inflammation in all tissue layers of the respiratory bronchioles and its ... DPB, the nodules are more restricted to the respiratory bronchioles, while in OB they are often found in the membranous bronchioles (the initial non-cartilaginous section of the ...
Terminal Bronchiole
... A terminal bronchiole is a bronchiole at the end of the conducting zone ... The terminal bronchiole is the most distal segment of the conducting zone ... It branches off the lesser bronchioles ...
Diffuse Panbronchiolitis
... form of bronchiolitis, an inflammatory condition of the bronchioles (small air passages in the lungs) ... found in all layers of the respiratory bronchioles (those involved in gas exchange) ... DPB causes severe inflammation and nodule-like lesions of terminal bronchioles, chronic sinusitis, and intense coughing with large amounts of sputum production ...