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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 82

of 'Pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis'

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Allergic respiratory disease in the elderly.
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Busse PJ
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Am J Med. 2007;120(6):498.
 
Allergic asthma and allergic rhinosinusitis are typically considered disorders of children and young adults. As a result, these diseases are frequently not considered in the differential diagnosis of nasal obstruction, cough, wheeze, and dyspnea in older individuals. However, many older adults have long-standing allergic disorders or develop them later in life. This article addresses the complexities of diagnosis and treatment of allergic respiratory diseases in seniors.
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Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, New York, NY 10129, USA. paula.busse@mssm.edu
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