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Kronisk bronkit

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Definition:
Produktiv hosta de flesta dagarna under en månad i minst 3 månader under 2 på varandra följande år. 
Förekomst:
Prevalensen i Sverige är cirka 7 %.
Symtom:
Långvarig slemhosta utan annan förklaring.
Kliniska fynd:
Typiska kliniska fynd saknas. 
Diagnostik:
Diagnosen baseras på anamnes och kliniska fynd men spirometri, bilddiagnostik och blodprover kan användas för att utesluta andra orsaker. 
Behandling:
Undvika exponering. Eventuellt kan vissa läkemedel prövas.
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  • Remy Waardenburg, specialist i allmänmedicin, medicinsk redaktör Medibas

Tidigare sakkunniga

  • Kjell Larsson, professor och specialistläkare, Enheten för lung- och luftvägsforskning, Institutet för miljömedicin (IMM), Karolinska institutet