Paola Toche

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BACKGROUND Differences between children with atopic asthma (AA) and nonatopic asthma (non-AA) have been shown in epidemiologic studies. In developing countries, even when non-AA is more prevalent than AA among schoolchildren, no data are available regarding clinical, functional, and epidemiological differences between these 2 groups. OBJECTIVE To evaluate(More)
Anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF) agents have dramatically changed the management of Crohn’s Disease (CD). However, a significant number of these patients do not respond at all or cease to respond to antibodies against TNF. In this clinical situation, the options include intensification of anti-TNF therapy by either increasing the dose or by shortening the(More)
A Rare Case of Food-induced Anaphylaxis to Pink Peppercorns John Kim, MD, and Neil Minikes, MD,. Division of Allergy and Immunology, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, NY; Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, NY. Background: The incidence and prevalence of food allergies(More)
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