Gastroesophageal reflux is often overlooked as both a cause and a complication of respiratory disease in children. The manifestations may be protean and may bear little clinical relationship to the gastrointestinal tract. However, a high index of suspicion for its potential role in unexplained respiratory symptoms may yield large benefits for the physician and patient alike.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Immunology and Allergy
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health