WILLIAM W. BUSSE, M.D.; WILLIAM F. SCHOENWETTER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Symptoms of asthma developed in three patients after exposure to psyllium powder, which was being used in the manufacture of a bulk laxative. All three had reaginic skin test sensitivity, and two had positive bronchial challenges with a psyllium extract.
BUSSE WW, SCHOENWETTER WF. Asthma from Psyllium in Laxative Manufacture. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:361–362. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-3-361
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(3):361-362.
Asthma, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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