COPD Causes

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Causes Cigarette smoking is the most significant cause of COPD. It is estimated tat 80% of patients seen for COPD have significant exposure to tobacco smoke. Other risk factors include second hand
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Unformatted text preview: smoke, occupational dusts and chemicals, outdoor and indoor pollution, airway infection, al-lergy, and deficiency of alpha1-antitrypsin....
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