Bronchiolitis

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Definition Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Feb;158(2):119-26. Pediatrics. 2006 Oct;118(4):1774-93. Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory illness in children younger than 2. Viral infection, most often with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is responsible for inflammation of the respiratory tree, particularly the bronchioles. Both upper and lower respiratory tract symptoms are seen in this illness which, for… Read more »