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eosinophilic bronchitis

 

Definition: a condition consisting of cough unassociated with bronchial hyperreactivity or bronchial obstruction, in which increased numbers of eosinophils are present in the sputum. It is considered to be a cause of chronic cough and is not thought to be related to other eosinophilic lung disease.

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