Pneumology is based on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the lungs, the inner part and lining of the lungs.
COVID is a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It causes respiratory symptoms and a wide range of sequelae mainly affecting the lungs.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstruction of airflow from the lungs.
Characterized by progressive scarring that causes the lung to lose flexibility, and its function deteriorates over time.
A person’s airways become inflamed, narrow and produce larger amounts of mucus than normal, making breathing difficult.