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A Case of Anaphylaxis After the Ingestion of Yacon

Yun EY, Kim HS, Kim YE, Kang MK, Ma JE, Lee GD, Cho YJ, Kim HC, Lee JD, Hwang YS, Jeong YY

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):149-152.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.149
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening systemic allergic reaction, often with an explosive onset; the symptoms range from mild flushing to upper respiratory obstruction, with or without vascular collapse. Foods are...
Smoking-Induced Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia in a 15-year-old Girl: A Case Report

Youn JS, Kwon JW, Kim BJ, Hong SJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):144-148.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.144
Acute eosinophilic pneumonia is a very rare disease that is characterized by acute febrile respiratory failure, diffuse bilateral infiltrates on chest X-ray, and eosinophilia in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in the...
A Case of Occupational Rhinitis Caused by Rice Powder in the Grain Industry

Kim JH, Kim JE, Choi GS, Hwang EK, An S, Ye YM, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):141-143.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.141
Rice is the major staple food in a large part of the world, especially in Asia. Hypersensitivity reactions to rice are rare. Moreover, cases of occupational allergies induced by inhalation...
IL-13 Gene Polymorphisms are Associated With Rhinosinusitis and Eosinophilic Inflammation in Aspirin Intolerant Asthma

Palikhe NS, Kim SH, Cho BY, Choi GS, Kim JH, Ye YM, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):134-140.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.134
PURPOSE: Aspirin-intolerant asthma (AIA) is characterized by moderate to severe asthma that is aggravated by aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Affected patients frequently have chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis...
Association Between Serum IgE Levels and the CTLA4 +49A/G and FCER1B -654C/T Polymorphisms in Korean Children With Asthma

Oh KY, Kang MJ, Choi WA, Kwon JW, Kim BJ, Yu J, Hong SJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):127-133.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.127
PURPOSE: T cells play a central role in cell-mediated immunity, atopic disease, and asthma. The balance of CD28/cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA4)-derived signal transduction plays an important role in the...
Comparison of the Causes and Clinical Features of Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Jeung YJ, Lee JY, Oh MJ, Choi DC, Lee BJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):123-126.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.123
PURPOSE: Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) and the Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) are both severe drug reactions. Their pathogenesis and clinical features differ. This study compared the causes...
Beta-Lactam Antibiotic Sensitization and Its Relationship to Allergic Diseases in Tertiary Hospital Nurses

Choi IS, Han ER, Lim SW, Lim SR, Kim JN, Park SY, Chae SK, Lim HH, Seol YA, Bae YI, Won YH

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):114-122.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.114
PURPOSE: Skin allergies through type 1 and 4 hypersensitivity reactions are the most frequent manifestations of drug allergies. We had previously experienced a case of a nurse with cefotiam-induced contact...
Asthmatics Without Rhinitis Have More Fixed Airway Obstruction Than Those With Concurrent Rhinitis

Jang AS, Park JS, Lee JH, Park SW, Kim DJ, Uh ST, Kim YH, Park CS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):108-113.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.108
PURPOSE: Rhinitis and asthma usually occur together. There are increasing evidences that allergic rhinitis (AR) may influence the clinical course of asthma. The aim of this study is to evaluate...
Clinical Characteristics According to Sensitized Allergens in Adult Korean Patients With Bronchial Asthma

Jung JW, Choi JC, Shin JW, Kim JY, Park IW, Choi BW

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):102-107.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.102
PURPOSE: Allergic sensitization is a risk factor for the development of bronchial asthma. This study was conducted to investigate clinical manifestations according to sensitized allergens in adult Korean patients with...
Eosinophil Survival and Apoptosis in Health and Disease

Park YM, Bochner BS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):87-101.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.87
Eosinophilia is common feature of many disorders, including allergic diseases. There are many factors that influence the production, migration, survival and death of the eosinophil. Apoptosis is the most common...
Update on the Management of Antibiotic Allergy

Thong BY

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):77-86.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.77
Drug allergy to antibiotics may occur in the form of immediate or non-immediate (delayed) hypersensitivity reactions. Immediate reactions are usually IgE-mediated whereas non-immediate hypersensitivity reactions are usually non-IgE or T-cell...
The Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

Min YG

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):65-76.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.65
Treatment of AR requires a stepwise approach depending on the severity and duration of symptoms. Treatment options for AR consist of allergen avoidance, pharmacotherapy, immunotherapy and surgery. For the mechanisms...
Prevalence of Childhood Asthma in Korea: International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood

Lee SI

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):61-64.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.61
Childhood asthma is a major concern because it leads to more hospital visits and a heavy economic burden. Proper management and prevention strategies for childhood asthma must be based on...
Clinical Characteristics of Adult Asthma

Jin HJ, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2010 Apr;2(2):59-60.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.2.59
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