Emine Dibek Misirlioğlu

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BACKGROUND Skin testing has a limited role in the diagnosis of non-immediate beta-lactam hypersensitivity in children. The aim of this study was to report the results of oral provocation tests performed without skin tests in children with non-immediate mild cutaneous reactions without systemic symptoms caused by beta-lactam antibiotics. METHODS Oral(More)
OBJECTIVE To address the problems about correct use of inhaler devices, adherence to inhaler corticosteroid treatment and the effects of these problems on the control of asthma. METHODS Children with asthma were evaluated for the correct use of inhaler devices and adherence to therapy using a questionnaire. Effect of these on control of asthma was(More)
BACKGROUND Parallel to the increasing use of non-β-lactam (NBL) antibiotics, allergic reactions to this drug group seem to increase. Data about NBL antibiotic hypersensitivity in children are limited. The aim of this study is to evaluate characteristic reactions to NBL antibiotics in children. METHOD Patients with suspected NBL allergy were assessed(More)
BACKGROUND Anaphylaxis is increasingly reported in infancy. Diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis is difficult, and data are limited in infants. The aim of the present study was to determine the clinical course and management strategies used for anaphylaxis in infancy. METHODS Patients attending to our clinic and who had anaphylaxis under 2 years old(More)
BACKGROUND Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) are the second-most frequent drugs that cause hypersensitivity reactions among children. Studies related to NSAIDs hypersensitivity in children are limited. In this study, we aimed to evaluate children admitted with suspicion of NSAIDs reaction. METHOD Between January 1, 2011, and November 30, 2014,(More)
BACKGROUND Atopy patch testing is a useful way to determine delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions to foods and aeroallergens. Although food additives have been accused of worsening atopic eczema symptoms, according to recent studies the role of food additives in atopic eczema remains unclear. The purpose of our study was to investigate food additive(More)
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