Bronchiectasis in children

Bronchiectasis is a long-term condition caused by damage to the lungs. If your child has been diagnosed with bronchiectasis, you may have lots of questions.

Are you an adult with bronchiectasis? We also have information on bronchiectasis in adults.

Last medically reviewed: September 2019. Due for review: September 2022

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.