Asthma classification by pathophysiology and IgE-mediated allergic reaction: new concepts for classification of asthma.

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Bronchial asthma was classified by the pathophysiology and by the mechanism of onset of the disease. Forty asthmatics who had serum IgE levels lower than 200 IU/ml were evaluated by two classification methods. 1. In asthma classified by a score based on clinical findings and examinations, the characteristics of the findings and examination results were… (More)

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@article{Tanizaki1992AsthmaCB, title={Asthma classification by pathophysiology and IgE-mediated allergic reaction: new concepts for classification of asthma.}, author={Yoshiro Tanizaki and Hikaru Kitani and Mitsuyo Okazaki and Takashi Mifune and Fumihiro Mitsunobu and Naoko Honke and Yasuharu Kusaura and Ikuko Kimura}, journal={Acta medica Okayama}, year={1992}, volume={46 5}, pages={381-7} }