A case of uncontrolled severe asthma patient with coexisting carcinoid tumor presenting as pneumomediastinum.

@article{Bier2015ACO,
  title={A case of uncontrolled severe asthma patient with coexisting carcinoid tumor presenting as pneumomediastinum.},
  author={Elif Nur Biçer and Ayşe Bilge {\"O}zt{\"u}rk and Leyla Pur Ozyigit and Suat Erus and Serhan Tanju and Ş{\"u}kr{\"u} Dilege and Levent Tabak},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2015},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={1095-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients with inadequately controlled or uncontrolled asthma are at a greater risk of attacks for asthma requiring emergency room visits or hospital admissions. There is a significant correlation between the severity of the disease and the severity of exacerbations. Patients with poorly controlled asthma are at a higher risk for complications. CASE STUDY We present a 24-year-old aspirin-intolerant, uncontrolled asthma patient with the complication of pneumomediastinum. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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