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Summary Literature (3)
DOID:2841 - asthma

Disease Ontology 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.

Synonyms: Exercise induced asthma, bronchial hyperreactivity, chronic obstructive asthma, chronic obstructive asthma with acute exacerbation, chronic obstructive asthma with status asthmaticus, exercise-induced asthma

Xenbase Genes : tnf, il12b, alox5, adrb2, pla2g7, hnmt

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0004979 - asthma


Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): bronchial disease (is_a)