What type of factors increase the risk for status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Asthma results from a number of factors, including genetic predisposition and environmental factors. Patients often have a history of atopy. The severity of asthma has been correlated with the number of positive skin test results.


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