1428 Atopic asthma and bronchiectasis

Monday, 6 December 2010
 Atopic  Asthma  and Bronchiectasis   

A.Khoury, F.Ahmed                                        

Background::Investigations using high-resolution CT scan show that bronchiectasis is found in many patients with Asthma.

Materials and Methods: In our  Study we had investigated the presence of Bronchodilatation in 80 patients with stable atopic Asthma and 20 healthy control subjects.


At least one dilated bronchus was present in 35 Patients(43,8%) and 1 control subject(5%).

Conclusion: We suggest  to do HRCT-scan in Difficult to treat atopic asthma.