What is the role of chest radiographs in the workup of asthma?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: John J Oppenheimer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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These are taken only if pneumonia, large airway lesions, or heart failure is suggested; if symptoms are atypical or refractory to therapy; if the patient has unilateral or focal wheezing; or if the patient has new adult-onset asthma symptoms.

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