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Heterogeneity and the origins of asthma.

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It is a well-known fact that there is significant heterogeneity in the origins of asthma in adults and children. This article examines the roots of asthma across the ages including atopy, the role of the microbiome and viral infections, along with comorbidities/confounders such as obesity, aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), neutrophilic asthma, cigarette smoking and the possibility of an asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap syndrome.

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Name: Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
ISSN: 1534-4436
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