- Leading cause of hospital admission in infants under 1 year of age.
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common aetiological agent.
- Most cases are mild and self-limited, and supportive care is the only indicated therapy.
- Recurrent wheezing is a common complication, and it can be treated with inhaled corticosteroids and leukotriene antagonists.
Last updated: May 04, 2012