Disease Information for Williams-Campbell syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bronchospasm signs
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath/SOB
Wheezing
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Bronchoscopy/Abnormal findings
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Hyperlucent lungs/bilateral/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Respiratory neonatal distress syndrome
Williams-Campbell syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Bronchus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
CLASS/Cartilage involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Congenital bronchial cartilage defect
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Esoteric disease (example)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

Williams-Campbell syndrome is a disease of the airways where cartilage in the bronchi is defective. This leads to collapse of the airways and bronchiectasis.

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