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What is the difference between chronic bronchitis and acute bronchitis?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Etiology...

Acute bronchitis is caused by an infection of the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, usually caused by smoking.

In brief: Etiology...

Acute bronchitis is caused by an infection of the airways whereas chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, usually caused by smoking.
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