The asthma-COPD overlap syndrome

24 Sep 2015
Respiratory conditions
  • ACO (Asthma COPD Overlap)
  • Asthma
  • COPD
Respiratory topics
  • Disease management
  • Diagnosis
Type of resource
Peer-reviewed article
Author(s)
Postma DS, Rabe KF

 

Although in textbooks asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are viewed as distinct disorders, there is increasing awareness that many patients have features of both. This article reviews the asthma-COPD overlap syndrome.