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pediatric allergy and immunology

Kanokvalai Kulthanan, Papapit Tuchinda, Leena Chularojanamontri, Pattriya Chanyachailert, Wiwat Korkij, Amornsri Chunharas, Siriwan Wananukul, Wanida Limpongsanurak, Suwat Benjaponpitak, Wanee Wisuthsarewong, Kobkul Aunhachoke, Vesarat Wessagowit, Pantipa Chatchatee, Penpun Wattanakrai, Orathai Jirapongsananuruk, Jettanong Klaewsongkram, Nopadon Noppakun, Pakit Vichyanond, Puan Suthipinittharm, Kiat Ruxrungtham, Srisupalak Singalavanija, Jarungchit Ngamphaiboon
Urticaria is a common skin condition that can compromise quality of life and may affect individual performance at work or school. Remission is common in majority of patients with acute spontaneous urticaria (ASU); however, in chronic cases, less than 50% had remission. Angioedema either alone or with urticaria is associated with a much lower remission rate. Proper investigation and treatment is thus required. This guideline, a joint development of the Dermatological Society of Thailand, the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Association of Thailand and the Pediatric Dermatological Society of Thailand, is graded and recommended based on published evidence and expert opinion...
September 2016: Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology
Giuseppe di Mauro, Roberto Bernardini, Salvatore Barberi, Annalisa Capuano, Antonio Correra, Gian Luigi De' Angelis, Iride Dello Iacono, Maurizio de Martino, Daniele Ghiglioni, Dora Di Mauro, Marcello Giovannini, Massimo Landi, Gian Luigi Marseglia, Alberto Martelli, Vito Leonardo Miniello, Diego Peroni, Lucilla Ricottini Maria Giuseppa Sullo, Luigi Terracciano, Cristina Vascone, Elvira Verduci, Maria Carmen Verga, Elena Chiappini
BACKGROUND: Allergic sensitization in children and allergic diseases arising therefrom are increasing for decades. Several interventions, functional foods, pro- and prebiotics, vitamins are proposed for the prevention of allergies and they can't be uncritically adopted. OBJECTIVE: This Consensus document was developed by the Italian Society of Preventive and Social Paediatrics and the Italian Society of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology. The aim is to provide updated recommendations regarding allergy prevention in children...
2016: World Allergy Organization Journal
Ayfer Yukselen
Allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) is the only curative way that can change the immunologic response to allergens and thus can modify the natural progression of allergic diseases. There are some important criteria which contributes significantly on efficacy of AIT, such as the allergen extract used for treatment, the dose and protocol, patient selection in addition to the severity and control of asthma. The initiation of AIT in allergic asthma should be considered in intermittent, mild and moderate cases which coexisting with other allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis, and in case of unacceptable adverse effects of medications...
July 2016: Asia Pacific Allergy
Moira E Breslin, Joanna H Lin, Robert Roberts, Kellie J Lim, E Richard Stiehm
BACKGROUND: We reported on six infants between 5 and 11 months old, with transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy and severe refractory atopic dermatitis, who were treated with open-label immunoglobulin (Ig) after conventional therapy failed. All six infants had an IgG level of <225 mg/dL, elevated eosinophil and IgE levels, and no urine or stool protein losses, but they did exhibit hypoalbuminemia. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the utility of open-label immunoglobulin in infants with severe atopic dermatitis for whom conventional therapy failed...
January 2016: Allergy & Rhinology
Fernando Baquero-Artigao, Antonio Michavila, Ángeles Suárez-Rodriguez, Anselmo Hernandez, Leticia Martínez-Campos, Cristina Calvo
The suspected allergy to beta-lactam antibiotics, especially penicillin and amoxicillin, is the most frequent reason for consultation in Child Allergy Units. In this consensus document, the clinical and diagnostic criteria of allergic reactions are described, as well as alternative antibiotic treatment for the most common infections diagnosed in paediatrics for patients with known or suspected allergy.
July 14, 2016: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
Roberto Bernardini, Giampaolo Ricci, Francesca Cipriani, Flavio Civitelli, Luciana Indinnimeo, Domenico Minasi, Luigi Terracciano, Marzia Duse
Since the fundamental principles of the medical profession were clearly defined in a physician charter in 2002, special considerations have been expressed about the adequate distribution of health care resources taking in account the individual patient needs to optimize the health care service. The correct application of procedures represents a key point in order to reach the appropriateness of care, that means to avoid unnecessary or inappropriate procedures as well as the underutilization of the necessary procedures...
2016: Italian Journal of Pediatrics
Mahmut Dogru
BACKGROUND: Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma comorbidity is widely seen. However, the effects of AR on asthma are more likely to be studied in the literature. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence of asthma in children with AR who are followed-up and to evaluate the effect of asthma on the severity of AR. METHODS: A total of 509 children with AR who were followed-up in the pediatric allergy-immunology department between January 2012 and December 2013 were enrolled in the study...
May 2016: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
S Sánchez-García, J M Olaguibel, S Quirce, M D Ibáñez
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2016: Journal of Investigational Allergology & Clinical Immunology
Yoke Chin Giam, Adelaide Ann Hebert, Maria Victoria Dizon, Hugo Van Bever, Marysia Tiongco-Recto, Kyu-Han Kim, Hardyanto Soebono, Zakiudin Munasir, Inne Arline Diana, David Chi Kang Luk
Effective management of atopic dermatitis (AD) involves the treatment of a defective skin barrier. Patients with AD are therefore advised to use moisturizers regularly. To date, there are few comparative studies involving moisturizers in patients with AD, and no classification system exists to objectively determine which types of moisturizers are best suited to specific AD phenotypes. With this in mind, a group of experts from allergy and immunology, adult and pediatric dermatology, and pediatrics centers within Southeast Asia met to review current data and practice, and to develop recommendations regarding the use of moisturizers in patients with AD within the Asia-Pacific region...
April 2016: Asia Pacific Allergy
Ikuo Hirano
Collaborative efforts by pediatric and adult gastroenterologists, allergists, dieticians, and pathologists have brought about marked progress in the recognition, understanding, and management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) over the past two decades. Once an esoteric diagnosis, EoE is now increasingly identified as a major cause of morbidity, afflicting both children and adults. The detection of mucosal eosinophils has evolved from a diagnostic feature of acid reflux to a biomarker of food sensitization of the esophagus...
June 2016: American Journal of Gastroenterology
Jennifer Badik, Jimmy Chen, Kira Letvak, Tsz-Yin So
Allergy to human insulin or its analogs is rare, but it is still a significant issue in current diabetes care. Allergic reactions can range from localized injection site reactions to generalized anaphylaxis, and they can be caused by excipients or the insulin molecules themselves. We presented a case of a 14-year-old male patient with generalized allergic reactions to insulin glargine and insulin detemir. The patient was successfully managed by being switched to a continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with insulin aspart...
January 2016: Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: JPPT: the Official Journal of PPAG
Tomoyuki Asaumi, Katsuhito Iikura, Noriyuki Yanagida, Sakura Sato, Motohiro Ebisawa
BACKGROUND: There is no standard for assessing pediatric chronic urticaria in Japan. UAS7, weekly total values of the Urticaria Activity Score (UAS), has correlation with Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) which assesses Quality of Life (QOL). The current European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) guidelines recommend assessing disease activity in chronic urticaria by using UAS. We translated UAS into Japanese version, and evaluated usefulness of UAS by comparing with QOL score...
February 2016: Arerugī, [Allergy]
H Paramesh, K Nagaraju, T U Sukumaran, Sharad Agarkhedkar, Santanu Bhakta, Raj Tilak, D Vijayasekaran, Varsha Narayanan, Amey Mane, Abhay Phansalkar, Ganesh Kadhe
JUSTIFICATION: Asthma and allergic rhinitis together are part of the concept of one airway, one disease or united airway disease. The management of allergic airway diseases should address this united concept and manage the issue by educating the patients and their parents and health care providers, along with environmental control measures, pharmacotherapy and immunotherapy. Here, we present recommendations from the module of Airway Diseases Education and Expertise (ADEX) that focused on allergic rhinitis, asthma and sleep disorder breathing as a single entity or Allergic Airway Disease...
February 2016: Indian Pediatrics
Erin Kempe, David R Stukus, Kasey Strothman, Rebecca Scherzer
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April 2016: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
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February 2016: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Cem Ozde, Mahmut Dogru, Firat Erdogan, Ilke Ozahi Ipek, Sukriye Ozde, Osman Karakaya
BACKGROUND: There is an association between adiponectin (APN) and asthma. However, the mechanisms underlying this association is unclear. APN is a predominantly anti-inflammatory protein with possible signalling activity in the lung that can be secreted by Epicardial Adipose Tissue (EAT). Our hypothesis is that serum APN levels may be directly and simply related to the amount of EAT accumulation, particularly when it is expressed as thickness in children with asthma. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate whether serum adiponectin (APN) and epicardial adipose tissue thickness (EATT) have an effect in non-obese children with asthma and in healthy non-asthmatic children, and analyze their relationships with clinical outcomes...
December 2015: Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology
Saul Oswaldo Lugo Reyes, Guadalupe Ramirez-Vazquez, Alonso Cruz Hernández, Edgar A Medina-Torres, Ana Belen Ramirez-Lopez, Corín España-Cabrera, Citlali A Hernandez-Lopez, Marco A Yamazaki-Nakashimada, Francisco J Espinosa-Rosales, Sara E Espinosa-Padilla, Chiharu Murata
PURPOSE: The hallmark of Primary immunodeficiencies (PID) is unusual infection, although other immunological non-infectious manifestations such as autoimmunity, allergy and cancer are often present. Most published reports focus on one disease or defect groups, so that a global prevalence of non-infectious manifestations of PID is hard to find. We aimed to describe the clinical features of our pediatric patients with PID, as well as the frequency and evolution of allergy, cancer and autoimmunity...
January 2016: Journal of Clinical Immunology
Sten Dreborg
BACKGROUND: The term "intolerance" is not mentioned in the World Allergy Organization (WAO) document on allergy nomenclature. "Intolerance" has been used to describe some non-immunological diseases. However, pediatric gastroenterologists mix allergy and intolerance, e.g. by using the term "cow's milk protein allergy/intolerance (CMPA/I)", lumping together all types of mechanisms for not tolerating cow's milk. The basis for this mix is the fact that double-blind oral food challenges are time-consuming and expensive...
2015: World Allergy Organization Journal
Purificación González-Delgado, Esther Caparrós, M Victoria Moreno, Fernando Clemente, Emilio Flores, Laura Velásquez, Gonzalo Rubio, Javier Fernández
BACKGROUND: Food protein-induced enterocolitis (FPIES) is an uncommon, non-IgE-mediated food allergy that usually debuts in infancy with profuse vomiting, lethargy, and pallor 2-4 h following ingestion of the offending food. Its immune mechanism is not known. We aimed to describe the clinical features and outcome of children with fish-FPIES as well as to investigate on cellular immune response implicated. METHODS: Prospective and follow-up clinical study of children with FPIES by fish over a period between 2004 and 2013 was conducted...
May 2016: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Karin Hartmann, Luis Escribano, Clive Grattan, Knut Brockow, Melody C Carter, Ivan Alvarez-Twose, Almudena Matito, Sigurd Broesby-Olsen, Frank Siebenhaar, Magdalena Lange, Marek Niedoszytko, Mariana Castells, Joanna N G Oude Elberink, Patrizia Bonadonna, Roberta Zanotti, Jason L Hornick, Antonio Torrelo, Jürgen Grabbe, Anja Rabenhorst, Boguslaw Nedoszytko, Joseph H Butterfield, Jason Gotlib, Andreas Reiter, Deepti Radia, Olivier Hermine, Karl Sotlar, Tracy I George, Thomas K Kristensen, Hanneke C Kluin-Nelemans, Selim Yavuz, Hans Hägglund, Wolfgang R Sperr, Lawrence B Schwartz, Massimo Triggiani, Marcus Maurer, Gunnar Nilsson, Hans-Peter Horny, Michel Arock, Alberto Orfao, Dean D Metcalfe, Cem Akin, Peter Valent
Cutaneous lesions in patients with mastocytosis are highly heterogeneous and encompass localized and disseminated forms. Although a classification and criteria for cutaneous mastocytosis (CM) have been proposed, there remains a need to better define subforms of cutaneous manifestations in patients with mastocytosis. To address this unmet need, an international task force involving experts from different organizations (including the European Competence Network on Mastocytosis; the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; and the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology) met several times between 2010 and 2014 to discuss the classification and criteria for diagnosis of cutaneous manifestations in patients with mastocytosis...
January 2016: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
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