Allergy and Asthma - ECAB

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S K Kabra
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 10, 2013 - Medical - 116 pages
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Prevalence of allergic diseases has increased several folds in western world over the last two decades, and similar trend is being observed recently in India. There have been several postulations to explain increasing occurrence of allergic diseases. "Allergic march" refers to sequence of events that starts during fetal life as a result of sensitization to foods and may manifest as eczema, gastrointestinal symptoms, asthma, or hay fever, or combinations of any of these symptoms. A link between genetics and immunology is hypothesized that results in such allergic diseases.

 

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Contents

Recurrent and Persistent Wheezing in Young Children
16
Advances in Management
28
LongTerm Management of Asthma
44
Immunotherapy in Children
68
Summary
96
Other Books in this Series
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