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Table 2 Etiologic factors of bronchiectasis

From: A long-term study assessing the factors influencing survival and morbidity in the surgical management of bronchiectasis

Etiology n (%)
Postobstructive pneumonitis 28 (21.7%)
   Pneumonia 21 (16.2%)
   Tuberculosis 18 (13.9%)
   Childhood infections 18 (13.9%)
   Foreign body aspiration 5 (3.8%)
Pulmonary sequestration 1 (0.7%)
   Unknown etiology 38 (29.4%)