Glossary

Bronchiectasis -  a common lung disease characterised by chronic infection in small airways that results in some parts of the lung becoming damaged, allowing infected mucus to build up in pockets. Symptoms include a chronic cough with mucus production. Other symptoms include shortness of breathcoughing up blood, and chest pain. 


NonTuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) - is a chronic lung disease
that can damage the lungs.