Severe bronchiolitis in infancy: can asthma in adolescence be predicted?

  title={Severe bronchiolitis in infancy: can asthma in adolescence be predicted?},
  author={Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen and Thomas Halvorsen and Geir Egil Eide and Knut A \Oymar},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={48 6},
Bronchiolitis in infancy is a risk factor for development of asthma in the first decades of life, although the majority may be asymptomatic at school age. Respiratory symptoms are common in early life, and prediction of later asthma may be challenging. We aimed to study if simple clinical variables assessed at 2 years of age could predict asthma at 11 years of age and thereby provide a basis for follow-up and treatment after bronchiolitis in infancy. The study included 105 children hospitalized… CONTINUE READING
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