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Eosinophilic bronchitis is an important cause of chronic cough.

Abstract:

Eosinophilic bronchitis presents with chronic cough and sputum eosinophilia, but without the abnormalities of airway function seen in asthma. It is important to know how commonly eosinophilic bronchitis causes cough, since in contrast to cough in patients without sputum eosinophilia, the cough responds to inhaled corticosteroids. We investigated patients referred over a 2-yr period with chronic cough, using a well-established protocol with the addition of induced sputum in selected cases. Eos...

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
160
Issue:
2
Pages:
406-410
Publication date:
1999-08-05
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EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
URN:
uuid:fd76e039-7edf-433b-a582-388df3492cad
Source identifiers:
435380
Local pid:
pubs:435380

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