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Efficacy and safety of cyclosporine eyedrops in vernal keratoconjunctivitis.
BACKGROUND Corticosteroids have been the only effective topically administered treatment for severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), but their prolonged use is often associated with complications.Expand
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Clinical features of acute anaphylaxis in patients admitted to a university hospital: an 11-year retrospective review (1985-1996).
BACKGROUND Although anaphylaxis is considered a life-threatening event, there is a lack of information on the clinical characteristics at presentation, both in adults and in children. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Natural history of “intrinsic” atopic dermatitis
. IT is well known that allergy plays a pathogenic role in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) (1). However, approximately 20% of AD patients suffer from a skin disease that clinicallyExpand
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Anaphylaxis: a 7-year follow-up survey of 46 children.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the frequency of and the features associated with recurrent anaphylaxis in pediatric populations. During 1994 to 1996, we enrolled 76 children affected by anaphylaxisExpand
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Long Eyelashes in a Case Series of 93 Children With Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
Objective. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a chronic conjunctivitis that affects children mainly in temperate areas, with exacerbations in spring and summer. Eyelashes provide natural protectionExpand
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Urticaria and urticaria related skin condition/disease in children.
Summary Urticaria is a rash, that typically involves skin and mucosa, and is characterized by lesions known as hives or wheals. In some cases there is an involvement of deep dermis and subcutaneousExpand
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Tacrolimus vs. cyclosporine eyedrops in severe cyclosporine‐resistant vernal keratoconjunctivitis: A randomized, comparative, double‐blind, crossover study
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a chronic sight‐threatening ocular disease. Topical cyclosporine A (Cyc) has been widely administered as a steroid‐sparing drug, although in about 7–10% of cases,Expand
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Cytokine Expression in CD3+ Cells in an Infant with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES): Case Report
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a non-IgE-mediated food allergy characterized by severe vomiting, diarrhea, and often failure to thrive in infants. Symptoms typically resolveExpand
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Amoxicillin allergy in children: five-day drug provocation test in the diagnosis of nonimmediate reactions.
BACKGROUND The drug provocation test (DPT) is the gold standard to rule out drug hypersensitivity. There are standardized DPT protocols to diagnose immediate reactions to drugs, but not forExpand
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Scoring atopic dermatitis in infants and young children: distinctive features of the SCORAD index
Background:  Atopic dermatitis (AD) affects infants, children, and adults with a wide degree of severity; several scoring systems have been used in trials and clinical practice. Infants and youngExpand
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