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Review Article

Childhood Asthma: Diagnosis and Treatment

Table 3

Differential diagnosis of asthma at school age.

Hyperventilation and vocal cord dysfunction
Malformations of the airway anatomy
(Undiagnosed) cardiac anomalies
Cystic fibrosis
Primary cilliairy dyskinesia
Foreign body in the airway
Immune deficiencies