Yellow nail syndrome (pulmonary manifestations)

Pulmonary manifestations of yellow nail syndrome are principally centered around

  • chronic cough
  • effects for recurrent lung infections (bronchiectasis) and
  • pleural effusions.

The role of proposed lymphatic impairment could account for the development of pleural effusions and smooth interlobular septal thickening. Very rarely, a diffuse panbronchiolitis like picture has also been described 4.

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rID: 69225
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Yellow nail syndrome (lung manifestations)
  • Yellow nail syndrome - pulmonary manifestations
  • Pulmonary manifestations of yellow nail syndrome

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