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Unmet clinical needs in chronic spontaneous urticaria. A GA2LEN task force report 1
To cite this article: Maurer M, Weller K, Bindslev‐Jensen C, Giménez‐Arnau A, Bousquet PJ, Bousquet J, Canonica GW, Church MK, Godse KV, Grattan CEH, Greaves MW, Hide M, Kalogeromitros D, Kaplan AP,Expand
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Differential release of mast cell mediators and the pathogenesis of inflammation
Summary:  Mast cells are well known for their involvement in allergic and anaphylactic reactions, during which immunoglobulin E (IgE) receptor (FcɛRI) aggregation leads to exocytosis of the contentExpand
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Fish and shellfish allergy in children: Review of a persistent food allergy
The increased consumption of fish and shellfish has resulted in more frequent reports of adverse reactions to seafood, emphasizing the need for more specific diagnosis and treatment of this conditionExpand
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IL-33 augments substance P–induced VEGF secretion from human mast cells and is increased in psoriatic skin
The peptide substance P (SP) has been implicated in inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis, where mast cells and VEGF are increased. A relationship between SP and VEGF has not been well studied,Expand
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Recommendations for assessing patient‐reported outcomes and health‐related quality of life in patients with urticaria: a GA2LEN taskforce position paper
To cite this article: Baiardini I, Braido F, Bindslev‐Jensen C, Bousquet PJ, Brzoza Z, Canonica GW, Compalati E, Fiocchi A, Fokkens W, Gerth van Wijk R, Giménez‐Arnau A, Godse K, Grattan C, Grob JJ,Expand
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Impact of stress and mast cells on brain metastases
Metastases continue to be the chief cause of morbidity and mortality for many tumors, including brain metastases of lung and mammary adenocarcinoma. Stress appears to increase metastases, but theExpand
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Treatment of autoimmune urticaria with low-dose cyclosporin A: A one-year follow-up.
Patients with autoimmune urticaria (AIU) and positive autologous serum skin test (ASST) represent a more serious type of chronic urticaria that does not respond to treatment with antihistamines, butExpand
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Progesterone Inhibits Mast Cell Secretion
Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, where they secrete numerous vasoactive, inflammatory and nociceptive mediators in response to immunoglobulin E (IgE) and antigen. However, they haveExpand
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Rupatadine Inhibits Proinflammatory Mediator Secretion from Human Mast Cells Triggered by Different Stimuli
Background: Mast cells are involved in allergy and inflammation by secreting multiple mediators including histamine, cytokines and platelet-activating factor. Certain histamine 1 receptor antagonistsExpand
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