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International journal of Immunopathology, allergology, infectology.

Bronchial asthma and obesity

Nenartovich I., Zhernosek V.

State Educational Institution Belarusian Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education, Minsk, Belarus

In recent decades there is an increased incidence of asthma and obesity, including increasing the number of people suffering from these diseases simultaneously. Suggested a set of hypotheses, but an common explanation for this situation is still not received. The article presents an analytical review of information sources on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of asthma, associated with obesity, as well as clinical features of bronchial asthma associated with obesity.

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Bronchial asthma, body mass index, obesity.

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Nenartovich I., Zhernosek V. Immunopathology, allergology, infectology 2014; 1:27-32