Dermatologist, allergist, primary care doctors failed to identify etiology of rash over several months
Severe asthma is a challenging condition. Available therapeutic options for severe asthma include tiotropium, omalizumab, interleukin-5 targeted therapies, macrolide antibiotics, and bronchial thermoplasty.
The American Thoracic Society has released a new clinical practice guideline on the pharmacologic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The most recent guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology
include pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy for hyperuricemia.
The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)'s 2012 Guidelines provides a stepwise plan for treatment of asthma, based on disease severity.
Asthma affects approximately 4.4 million U.S. children, and accounts for 2.9 million annual pediatric visits. A disproportionate number of children and adolescents with asthma are affected by depression and anxiety, compared to non-asthmatic controls. Asthma in youth is also linked with increased risk of suicide.
Learn more about mental health aspects of asthma in youth and find out how you can make a better diagnosis.
Metastatic calcification of the left
breast in a patient with renal failure
Components of allergy can exist alone or in combination with others, including allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, allergic sinusitis, allergic dermatitis, and allergic-induced asthma.