Nearly 400 million people globally have asthma, a chronic inflammatory disorder. This common airway issue is characterized by chest tightness, coughing, shortness of breath, tissue remodeling, variable limitation of airflow, and wheezing. In as many as 10% of these patients, asthma is severe and uncontrolled, despite maintaining maximal optimal therapy. Severe asthma is a heterogeneous condition made up of eosinophilic asthma and other phenotypes; however, all patients with severe asthma experience a range of symptoms and medication adverse effects. Early diagnosis and effective management are critical to improve outcomes and quality of life.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Rapid Rx Quiz: Severe Asthma Treatment - Medscape - Jun 16, 2023.