Note publique d''information :
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness
(RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and
dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL)Note générale sur le champ d'application :
note specifics; ASTHMA, CARDIAC see DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL is also available; in historical
literature consider indexing "phthisic" here; "phthisis" probably goes under TUBERCULOSIS,