Severe episodic viral wheeze in preschool children: High risk of asthma at age 5–10 years

@inproceedings{Kappelle2011SevereEV,
  title={Severe episodic viral wheeze in preschool children: High risk of asthma at age 5–10 years},
  author={Lucie Kappelle and Paul L P Brand},
  booktitle={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2011}
}
In population studies, most children with episodic viral wheeze (EVW) become symptom free by 6 years. We studied the outcome of children with severe EVW, treated and followed up in hospital. We followed up 78 children <4 years, managed by paediatricians for severe EVW, to the age of 5–10 years. We recorded respiratory symptoms, spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO). At follow-up, 42 children (54%) had current wheeze or dyspnoea, and 52 (67%) had current asthma. There was no significant… CONTINUE READING

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At follow - up , 42 children ( 54% ) had current wheeze or dyspnoea , and 52 ( 67% ) had current asthma .
WheezingNo subtypeDyspnea
At follow - up , 42 children ( 54% ) had current wheeze or dyspnoea , and 52 ( 67% ) had current asthma .
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