Dr. Lucille A Lester MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology180 Harvester Dr Suite 110 Willowbrook IL, 60527
Dr. Lucille Lester practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Willowbrook, IL. Dr. Lester treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Effect of family history on disclosure patterns of cystic fibrosis carrier status.
- Bioavailability and safety of a high dose of docosahexaenoic acid triacylglycerol of algal origin in cystic fibrosis patients: a randomized, controlled study.
- Parental understanding of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis after a negative sweat-test.
- Rising prevalence of asthma is sex-specific in a US farming population.
- Obstructive sleep apnea in the formerly preterm infant: an overlooked diagnosis.
- Disclosure of genetic research results to members of a founder population.
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- What Causes Croup?
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- What Is Bibasilar Atelectasis?
IntroductionOur lungs are one of the hardest working organs in the body. Each minute, our lungs expand and contract up to 20 times. This is done to exchange carbon dioxide with oxygen. An obstruction in this process is called as bibasilar atelectasis, which is a life-threatening condition. It...
- What is Lung Cancer? Get the Facts
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- Tay-Sachs Disease in Children
IntroductionHealthy infants tend to achieve their growth and development milestones in a timely manner. They also develop their vision, hearing, movement, and other types of vital functions because certain enzymes clear out fatty protein as well as other unwanted elements that can hinder normal...
- Differentiating Croup from Asthma
Croup and asthma are two conditions that involve organs, which are responsible for breathing. Since both conditions affect the respiratory system, it is highly advisable to learn their differences to be able to approach each condition properly.What Is Croup?Croup is typically caused by a virus. It...
- What Are the Early Signs of Lung Cancer?
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