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JIPMER PG SOLVED PAPER DOWNLOAD FOR YOUR EXAM PREPARATION PDF

JIPMER PG SOLVED PAPER DOWNLOAD FOR YOUR EXAM PREPARATION PDF

 JIPMER PG SOLVED PAPER DOWNLOAD FOR YOUR EXAM PREPARATION PDF   Describe the etiology and pathogenesis ofchildhoodasthma.Describeassessmentofasthmaseverityandkeyelements of optimum out-patient management of childhoodasthma.
Definition:
Asthmaisaheterogeneousdisease,usuallycharacterizedby
chronic airwayinflammation.Itis defined bythe historyof
respiratorysymptomssuchaswheeze,shortnessofbreath,chest
tightnessandcoughthatvaryovertimeandinintensity,together
withvariableexpiratoryairflowlimitation.
Etiology:
a)In the susceptible host,immune responses to common
airwaysexposures(e.g.,respiratoryviruses,allergens,tobacco
smoke,airpollutants)can stimulate prolonged,pathogenic
inflammationandaberrantrepairofinjuredairwaystissues.
b)Lung dysfunction (airwayshyperresponsiveness, reduced
airflow)andairwayremodelingdevelop.
c)These pathogenic processes in the growinglung during
earlylifeadverselyaffectairwaysgrowth and differentiation,

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