ASTHMA

PATHOGENESIS OF ASTHMA * Based on the stimuli initiating Bronchial asthma, two broad etiologic types are traditionally described: * Extrinsic(allergic,atropic) Asthma * Intrinsic(idiosyncratic, non-atropic) Asthma * A third type is a mixed pattern in which the features do not fit clearly into either of the two main types. EXTRINSIC (ATROPIC, ALLERGIC) ASTHMA * This is […]

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PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, a whistling sound(wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breathe SYMPTOMS: *Cough *Wheezing Triggers of asthma *Tobacco smoke *Dust mites * Cockroach allergen * Pets Mold *Smoke from burning woods […]

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