Korean J Sports Med.  2014 Jun;32(1):1-6. 10.5763/kjsm.2014.32.1.1.

Exercise-Related Allergic Diseases

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Ilsan, Korea. jeong_jaewon@hanmail.net

Abstract

Allergic diseases are common in sports athletes, as they are in the general population. Any physician who involved in the care of athletes will commonly face the management of allergic conditions. Exercise-aggravated or exercise-induced allergic disorders are significant health problems to competitive athletes, although the majority of these disorders are mild and symptomatically annoying, several allergic diseases carry the risk of anaphylaxis and even sudden death. Meticulous approach in the diagnosis and management of allergic conditions is essential for the sports medicine physicians to afford all athletes can compete safely with their highest physical and mental level.

Keyword

Asthma; Anaphylaxis; Urticaria; Exercise-induced
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