TITLE

Neutrophil airway inflammation in childhood asthma

AUTHOR(S)
McDougall, C.M.; Helms, P. J.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2006, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the neutrophilic airway inflammation in childhood in asthma. The author noted that inflammation is more common in children yet less severe compared to the airway inflammation among adolescents and adults. Findings of high prevalence among children may have been contributed by the fact that symptoms are easily noticed by parents and there is a limited applicability of invasive procedures including bronchoscopy and bronchial biopsy.
ACCESSION #
22362424

 

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