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Whats the difference between COPD and chronic airway obstruction?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: One kind
Asthma, chronic bronchitis, obliterative bronchiolitis, small airway disease, bronchiectasis, etc. Etc are other forms.

In brief: One kind
Asthma, chronic bronchitis, obliterative bronchiolitis, small airway disease, bronchiectasis, etc. Etc are other forms.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Difference....
COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Patients with COPD have chronic airway obstruction. There are other disease which can also result in chronic airway obstruction besides copd; COPD is just one disorder that causes chronic airway obstruction.

In brief: Difference....
COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Patients with COPD have chronic airway obstruction. There are other disease which can also result in chronic airway obstruction besides copd; COPD is just one disorder that causes chronic airway obstruction.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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