Airway inflammation in children with difficult asthma: relationships with airflow limitation and persistent symptoms.

@article{Payne2004AirwayII,
  title={Airway inflammation in children with difficult asthma: relationships with airflow limitation and persistent symptoms.},
  author={Donald N R Payne and Yusheng Qiu and Jie Zhu and Lee D. Peachey and Mike Scallan and Andrew Bush and Peter K. Jeffery},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={862-9}
}
BACKGROUND The effective management and development of new treatments for children with difficult asthma requires investigation of the underlying airway pathology and its relationships with persistent symptoms and airflow limitation. METHODS The density of immunologically distinct inflammatory cells and cells expressing interleukin (IL)-4, IL-5, and RANTES was determined in paraffin-embedded endobronchial biopsy specimens from 27 children with difficult asthma (6-16 years) following treatment… CONTINUE READING
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