created [InstanceEdit:9611680] Jassal, Bijay, 2018-06-19
databaseName DOID
dbId 9611672
definition A bronchial disease that is characterized by chronic inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which is caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The disease has_symptom recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound while breathing), has_symptom chest tightness, has_symptom shortness of breath, has_symptom mucus production and has_symptom coughing. The symptoms appear due to a variety of triggers such as allergens, irritants, respiratory infections, weather changes, exercise, stress, reflux disease, medications, foods and emotional anxiety.
displayName asthma
identifier 2841
  • asthma
referenceDatabase [ReferenceDatabase:1247631] DOID
schemaClass Disease
  • chronic obstructive asthma with acute exacerbation
  • chronic obstructive asthma
  • exercise-induced asthma
  • chronic obstructive asthma with status asthmaticus
  • Exercise induced asthma
  • bronchial hyperreactivity


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