Recurrent wheezing … is it only asthma?


We report the case of an 18-year-old female patient observed in our allergy clinic with a diagnosis of uncontrolled asthma. The unexpected behaviour of the disease led us to consider other diagnoses and we finally diagnosed Churg-Strauss syndrome, a rare multisystem disorder requiring a different clinical approach.

DOI: 10.1136/bcr.04.2009.1731

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@article{Rodrigues2009RecurrentW, title={Recurrent wheezing … is it only asthma?}, author={Lu{\'i}s Vaz Rodrigues and Cristina dos Santos Lopes and Graça Castel-Branco}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2009}, volume={2009} }