Case Exercise-Asthma

SZ, male, æt. 18 years, student. Presented Aug. 2005 with asthma since age 28 months. His asthma is aggravated in hot/humid weather, and by physical exertion which brings on severe oppression of chest with dry cough. The asthma is better by sitting upright. Particularly allergic to cats – exposure is followed by swelling of the face, obstructed coryza, and asthma.

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George Dimitriadis


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