What are complications of status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Complications of asthma can include the following:

  • Cardiac arrest

  • Respiratory failure or arrest

  • Hypoxemia with hypoxic ischemic central nervous system (CNS) injury

  • Pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum

  • Toxicity from medications

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