Asthma: race-related differences in eosinophilic airway inflammation

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Takeaway
  • There are race-related differences in eosinophilic airway inflammation among asthmatic patients receiving inhaled corticosteroids (ICS).

Why this matters

  • Increased risk of eosinophilic inflammation in ICS-treated (ICS+) African-Americans may reflect corticosteroid insensitivity.

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