Pulmonology – Pulmonology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower respiratory tract – lungs, bronchi, and pleura. Therapists and pulmonologists are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.

Common diseases

  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung diseases caused by fungi (aspergillosis, intracavitary mycetoma)
  • Tumors of the lungs
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, etc. types of pneumonitis
  • Silicosis, asbestosis and other occupational lung diseases
  • Паразитарные заболевания легких
  • Parasitic diseases of the lungs
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Sleep apnea syndrome
  • Pleurisy

What complaints can disturb in diseases of the respiratory tract, lungs and pleura

  • Cough
  • Dyspnea
  • Suffocation
  • Pain, heaviness, feeling of tightness in the chest area
  • Wheezing
  • Hemoptysis
  • Fever (increased body temperature)
  • Snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness