Eosinophilic airway disorders associated with chronic cough.

  title={Eosinophilic airway disorders associated with chronic cough.},
  author={Akio Niimi and Hisako Matsumoto and Michiaki Mishima},
  journal={Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={22 2},
Chronic cough is a major clinical problem. The causes of chronic cough can be categorized into eosinophilic and noneosinophilic disorders, the former being comprised of asthma, cough variant asthma (CVA), atopic cough (AC) and non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis (NAEB). Cough is one of the major symptoms of asthma. Cough in asthma can be classified into three categories; 1) CVA: asthma presenting solely with coughing, 2) cough-predominant asthma: asthma predominantly presenting with coughing… CONTINUE READING
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