Neutrophil airway inflammation in childhood asthma

McDougall, C.M.; Helms, P. J.
September 2006
Thorax;Sep2006, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p739
Academic Journal
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.


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