Elana Fay Hochstadter

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Cold-induced urticaria (CU) is a chronic physical urticaria that can be hard to diagnose and manage. Symptoms of CU can vary from mild localised urticaria, angio-oedema to anaphylaxis. CU may be induced by a wide range of cold triggers from aquatic activities to ingestions of cold substances. This exemplifies the importance of accurate diagnosis and(More)
Background The Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis Registry (C-CARE) aims to examine burden, triggers, management and temporal trends in anaphylaxis. were collected on anaphylaxis cases at the Montreal Chil-dren's Hospital emergency department (ED). Cases were recruited either prospectively or identified retrospectively based on chart review through ICD10 codes(More)
Solar urticaria is a type of inducible urticaria triggered by sun exposure resulting in hives on exposed skin as well as risk of developing systemic symptoms. Most cases are reported in the adult population. However, cases do occur in children. We present a case of visible light induced urticaria in a 12-month-old girl that demonstrates the need for(More)
BACKGROUND Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is an independent prognostic indicator of outcome in adult severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI). There is a paucity of investigations on SAH in pediatric sTBI. The goal of this study was to determine in pediatric sTBI patients SAH prevalence, associated factors, and its relationship to short-term outcome. METHODS(More)
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