Diseases affecting the lower airway, such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD (commonly known as "smokers' cough") are counted amongst the most common diseases.
See below for the most common clinical pictures:
- Acute bronchitis
- Bronchial asthma
- Chronic bronchitis
- Pulmonary emphysema
- Mucoviscidosis / Cystic fibrosis (CF)
- Chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)