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Nasal response in subjects undergoing challenges by inhaling occupational agents causing asthma through the nose and mouth.

Authors
  • Desrosiers, M1
  • Nguyen, B
  • Ghezzo, H
  • Leblanc, C
  • Malo, J L
  • 1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Montréal (CHUM), Montreal, Canada. , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Allergy
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1998
Volume
53
Issue
9
Pages
840–848
Identifiers
PMID: 9788684
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Inhaling occupational agents of high or low molecular weight, including isocyanates, whether through the mouth or nose: 1) results in a similar asthmatic response 2) causes a significant nasal response in terms of symptoms and an increase in nasal resistance 3) causes some significant changes in inflammatory cells and mediators.

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