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Eosinophilic bronchitis: clinical features, management and pathogenesis.

Abstract:

Eosinophilic bronchitis is a common and treatable cause of chronic cough. The major pathological feature is eosinophilic airway inflammation, similar to that seen in asthma. However, the associated airway dysfunction is quite different, with evidence of heightened cough reflex sensitivity, but no variable airflow obstruction or airway hyperresponsiveness. Recent evidence suggests that the differences in functional association are related to differences in localization of mast cells in airway ...

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10.1007/bf03256647

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory medicine : drugs, devices, and other interventions
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
169-173
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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ISSN:
1175-6365
URN:
uuid:aeb9c182-3e8a-425c-8bc9-fb5a868b33ad
Source identifiers:
435336
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pubs:435336

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