Complications of Respiratory infection

Complications for Respiratory infection

Bronchiectasis: Bronchiectasis refers to an abnormal and irreversible widening of air passages in the lungs.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare1

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Labyrinthitis: Labyrinthitis usually follows a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu. The infection can spread from the chest, nose, mouth and airways to the inner ear.

Source: NHS Choices UK2

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References

  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports-statistics/ health-conditions-disability-deaths/ asthma-other-chronic-respiratory-conditions/ about
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Labyrinthitis/ 

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