• Snežana S. Živanović Clinic for Pediatrics, Clinical Center Niš, Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš


asthma, obesity, phenotype, children


The increase of obesity prevalence in children and adolescents raises concerns about the parallel increase of obesity-associated asthma. During the last decade, differen authors investigated possible correlations between obesity and asthma and pointed to a complex multifactorial relationship. Many mechanisms can be involved in asthma obese fenotip in children including mechanical, inflammmatory, genetic, hormonal and immune factors.


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