Asthma COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS)

Many patients may have bronchial inflammation with features of both asthma and COPD, in a similar way that overlap exists with emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In recognition of this overlap, both GOLD and GINA issued a consensus statement on Asthma, COPD, and Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS).

ACOS is characterised by persistent airflow limitation with several features usually associated with asthma and several features usually associated with COPD

Mark as Understood

Resources

Asthma COPD and Asthma – COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS)

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