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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sudarshana Datta, MD [2]

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Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy may be helpful in the diagnosis of atelectasis. This technique assists in determining the cause of obstruction and removal of mucus plugs. Biopsies taken during fiberoptic bronchoscopy helps in the diagnosis of malignancy and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.

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