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Table 1 Final diagnosis of admitted patients in the Chest Department from 2007 to 2018 (n = 17,531)

From: Prevalence, causes, and chest sonographic findings of bronchiectasis among admitted patients in tertiary care hospital: 10 years’ experience

Study population (n = 17,531)Final diagnosisPercentage
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)667938.1
Interstitial lung diseases (ILD)15959.1
Combined emphysema pulmonary fibrosis (CEPF)1610.9
Bronchiectasis15859.04
Pneumonia11166.3
Tuberculosis3732.1
Pleural effusion14358.1
Empyema2111.2
Pneumothorax6373.6
Bronchogenic carcinoma5473.1
Mesothelioma920.52
Pulmonary embolism8895.07
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS ) + obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)3622.06
Overlap syndrome (COPD-OSAS)6103.4
Others12397.1