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What are the major differences between emphysema and chronic bronchitis

What is the difference between emphysema and chronic bronchitis? Thanks.

The main difference between these conditions is that chronic bronchitis produces a frequent cough with mucus. The main symptom of emphysema is shortness of breath. Emphysema can sometimes arise due to genetics. An inherited condition called alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency can cause some cases of emphysema.