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Case Reports


Swimming Pool–Induced Asthma


S Beretta, T Vivaldo, M Morelli, P Carlucci, GV Zuccotti

Department of Pediatrics, L. Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2011; Vol. 21(3): 240-241



A 13-year-old elite swimmer presented with wheezing after indoor swimming training. On the basis of her clinical history and the tests performed, exercise-induced asthma and mold-induced asthma were ruled out and a diagnosis of chlorine-induced asthma was made.

Key words: Chlorine. Asthma. Children.