Genevieve Villablanca Llanora

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BACKGROUND Identifying toddlers at increased risk of developing persistent wheeze provides an opportunity for risk-reducing interventions. House dust mite (HDM) allergen sensitization might identify this group of high-risk children. OBJECTIVE We examined whether a positive skin prick test (SPT) to at least 1 of the 3 HDMs in wheezing toddlers, would serve(More)
To the Editor, We report a 9 year-old Chinese girl, born full term with no family history of recurrent infections or immunodeficiency. She had received hepatitis B and BCG vaccinations at birth without complications. She had multiple infections in infancy including Klebsiella pneumoniae urinary tract infection at 1 month and another two episodes of(More)
Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) is a sporadic dermatosis affecting mainly children. It is characterized by multiple, confluent, monomorphic and pruritic pink to red-brown papules or papulovesicles, distributed symmetrically on the face, extensor surfaces of the extremities and buttocks, commonly sparing the trunk, palms and soles. This can be preceded by a(More)
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