asthma triad

asthma triad

A triad of symptoms associated with asthma: bronchospasm, nasal polyps, increased sensitivity to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid—but not sodium salicylate), as well as other exogenous agents (e.g., indomethacin, aminopyrine, yellow food additives (tartrazine yellow, FD&C yellow #5)).

asthma triad

A triad of Sx associated with asthma: bronchospasm, nasal polyps, ↑ sensitivity to aspirin–acetylsalicylic acid, but not sodium salicylate, and other exogenous agents–eg, indomethacin, aminopyrine, yellow food additives–eg, tartrazine yellow, FD&C yellow #5. See Asthma.
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Patients with the Asthma Triad may be particularly difficult to treat for sinusitis.

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