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Extrinsic Asthma


Asthma triggered by external agents such as pollen or chemicals. Most cases of extrinsic asthma have an allergic origin and are caused by an IgE mediated response to an inhaled allergen . This is the type of asthma commonly diagnosed in early life. Many patients with extrinsic asthma may respond to immunotherapy .

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  • Asthma
  • Intrinsic asthma
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