What is the prevalence of allergic rhinitis in asthmatic children?


In a French study of 404 asthmatic children aged 3–18 years, allergic rhinitis (AR) was diagnosed in 237 patients (58.7%).

Is AR a risk factor for the severity of asthma?
Presence of AR was not a risk factor for more severe asthma.

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Allergic rhinitis in children with asthma: a questionnaire-based study. S. Hamouda, C. Karila, T. Connault, P. Scheinmann, J. de Blic (2008). Clinical & Experimental Allergy.

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