Cough

Bovine Cough

  • Likened to the sound of cattle
  • Occurs with recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy
  • Most common cause of recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy is lung cancer

Chronic Cough Without Airway Disease

  • Commoner in women
  • Most commonly caused by reflux

COPD

  • Usually gives a productive cough
  • Can be non-productive at end stage

Bronchiectasis

  • Associated with purulent sputum