A 54-year-old member asked:
what is the difference between chronic airway obstuction and copd?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sue Ferranti answered
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Difference...: COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and it is one entity that causes chronic obstruction. There are other diseases that cause chronic obstruction so chronic obstruction is the more general category that COPD falls under.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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