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A Case of Ocular Larva Migrans Caused by Toxocara canis Infection with Mild Eosinophilia

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):322-325.
We report a case of intraocular toxocariasis in a 45-year-old man who presented with impaired visual acuity of the left eye. He denied a trauma history on his eyes. He...
A Case of Propyphenazone Induced Asthma without Aspirin Sensitivity

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):318-321.
Propyphenazone (1,2-dihydro-1,5-dimethyl-4-(isopropyl)-2- phenyl-pyrazol-3-one: isopropylantipyrine) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and widely used as a mild analgesic. Allergy-like reactions, such as urticaria, anaphylaxis, hemolytic anemia and serum sickness, have been...
Two Cases of Methylenediphenyl Isocyanate-induced Asthma Developed in the Molding Lining of Automobile Industry

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):314-317.
Since isocyanate-induced occupational asthma (OA) was first reported about 50 years ago, the first case of methylenediphenyl isocyanate (MDI)-induced OA was reported in 1973. Although toluene diisocyanate (TDI)-induced OA is...
A Case of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum during an Acute Asthma Attack

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):310-313.
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is a rare complication of asthma. During acute attack of asthma alveolar overdistension or rupture due to excessive air pressure results in the leakage of air from the...
Interleukin (IL)-13 Gene Polymorphism in Patients with Bronchial Asthma

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):302-309.
BACKGROUND: Asthma is characterized by airway hyperresponsiveness, eosinophilic inflammation, airway mucus hypersecretion, and elevated serum immunoglobulin E (IgE). IL- 13 is an important cytokine in the pathogenesis of asthma through...
Nonspecific Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness Caused by Toxocara canis 2nd Stage Larval Infestation

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):297-301.
BACKGROUND: In recent epidemiologic data, occurrence of asthma or recurrent bronchitis was associated with Toxocara seroprevalence in children. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the nonspecific bronchial responsiveness...
Effect of Steam-drum Laundry Machine for Removal of Allergens

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):289-296.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Mechanical laundry has a key role for environmental control of allergens. However, the optimal conditions for removing allergens such as house dust mite (HDM), dog dander, and...
The Status of Perception of Asthma Treatment by Primary Care Physicians and the Evaluation of the Usefulness of Easy Asthma Management Program

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):282-288.
BACKGROUND: The guidelines for asthma treatment have been developed but few primary care physicians (PCPs) practice in accordance with these guidelines. OBJECTIVE: This study surveyed the change of their understanding of...
Comparison of Clinical Characteristics according to Infection in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):277-281.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life-threatening adverse drug reactions. Early the diagnosis and withdrawal of any causative drugs is essential. In most cases,...
Association between IL-13 +2044G/A Polymorphism and Childhood Asthma, and Its Functional Analysis

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):271-276.
BACKGROUND: The IL-13 +2044G/A is known to be associated with increased serum total IgE levels and asthma development. Variant type of IL-13 was significantly more active than wild type in...
Adherence to Asthma Guideline

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):269-270.
No Abstract available.
Recent Advances in Treatment of Food Allergy

  • Korean J Asthma Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • 2006 Dec;26(4):263-268.
No Abstract available.

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