PATHO 370 Chapter 22

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Dry cough is a common sign of
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COPD leads to barrel chest due toair trappingEmphysema has a destruction to the alveolar walls due tothe release of proteolytic enzymes from immune cellsChronic bronchitis leads to cor pulmonale due toincreased pulmonary vascular resistanceBronchoconstriction, bronchial mucosal edema, hypersecretion of mucus, and hypoxemia are associated withacute asthma attackChronic inflammatory disorder, airway responsiveness, genetic susceptibility, and airway remodeling are all characteristics ofasthma• Use of accessory muscles, expiratory wheezing, coughing, and feeling of chest tightness are all part of anacute asthma episodeStatus asthmaticus is a life-threatening complication ofasthmaThick mucus, fibrosis, and smooth muscle hypertrophy are all parts ofairway obstruction in chronic bronchitisProductive cough is seen in patients withchronic bronchitis