Steroid treatments are a first-line therapy for asthma but can have considerable side effects, such as Cushing's syndrome. Patients who develop such complications or become intolerant to steroid therapy may be candidates for anti-IgE treatment.
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Bilateral disease is rare but may be caused by several drug classes. Physicians need to consider these medications and other etiologies in their differential diagnosis to ensure prompt and appropriate treatment.