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What does eosinophilic asthma mean?

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Eosinophilic asthma is an uncommon type of asthma that’s often severe. It’s named after immune cells called eosinophils, which can go into overdrive and make it harder for you to breathe.

SOURCES:

ERJ Open Research : “Management of the patient with eosinophilic asthma: a new era begins.”

Journal of Allergies and Asthma : “Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic asthma: a U.S. perspective.”

Apfed: American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Eosinophilia.”

Cincinnati Children’s: “What is an eosinophil?”

Cleveland Clinic: “Eosinophilia.”

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice : “Asthma Control and Sputum Eosinophils: A Longitudinal Study in Daily Practice.”

CHEST Journal : “Point: Is Measuring Sputum Eosinophils Useful in the Management of Severe Asthma? Yes.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 03, 2020

SOURCES:

ERJ Open Research : “Management of the patient with eosinophilic asthma: a new era begins.”

Journal of Allergies and Asthma : “Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic asthma: a U.S. perspective.”

Apfed: American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Eosinophilia.”

Cincinnati Children’s: “What is an eosinophil?”

Cleveland Clinic: “Eosinophilia.”

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice : “Asthma Control and Sputum Eosinophils: A Longitudinal Study in Daily Practice.”

CHEST Journal : “Point: Is Measuring Sputum Eosinophils Useful in the Management of Severe Asthma? Yes.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 03, 2020

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