A Case Report of CORE Syndrome (Cough/ Asthma, obesity/OSA, Rhinosinusitis, Esophageal Reflux)

Authors

  • Narumol Luekitinun, M.D. CCIT Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Central Chest Institute of Thailand.
  • Kanlaya Panjapornpon, M.D. CCIT Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Central Chest Institute of Thailand

Keywords:

CORE syndrome, asthma, obesity/OSA, rhinosinusitis, esophageal reflux

Abstract

This article is a case report of difficult to treat asthmatic patient leading to investigate the associated co-morbid conditions. CORE syndrome consists of coughing from asthma (cough/asthma), obesity associated with obstructive sleep apnea (obesity/OSA), rhinosinusitis or allergic rhinitis and esophageal reflux. They are often combined and contribute patients with pre-existing asthma that are difficult to control and unresponsive to existing treatments. Therefore, the physician must assess the severity and symptoms of asthma patients by considering co-morbidities or contributing factors that make asthma difficult to control and lead to the proper treatment.

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Author Biography

Narumol Luekitinun, M.D., CCIT Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Central Chest Institute of Thailand.

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Published

29-06-2022

How to Cite

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Luekitinun ์, Panjapornpon K. A Case Report of CORE Syndrome (Cough/ Asthma, obesity/OSA, Rhinosinusitis, Esophageal Reflux). j dept med ser [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 29 [cited 2022 Sep. 29];47(2):120-4. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JDMS/article/view/253162

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