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Discrepant clinical responses and blood chemokine profiles between two non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory medications for children with mild persistent asthma
In a randomized study, two oral medications, ketotifen and montelukast, were compared for children with mild persistent asthma. Montelukast revealed faster clinical responses than ketotifen, showingExpand
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Montelukast decreased exhaled nitric oxide in children with perennial allergic rhinitis
Background: Measurement of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) is a simple and noninvasive method for assessment of inflammatory airway diseases. eNO is elevated in adolescent patients with perennial allergicExpand
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Cellulitis resulting from infection by Haemophilus influenzae type b: report of two cases.
Cellulitis resulting from infection by Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is uncommon but may be a characteristic of such infection. Especially in the post-Hib vaccine era, such infection representsExpand
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Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection presenting as neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, and acute hepatitis in a child.
Extrapulmonary manifestations of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia are uncommon and include hematologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, dermatologic, and neurologic complications. We report a caseExpand
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Effects of montelukast on symptoms and eNO in children with mild to moderate asthma
Abstract  Background : Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease. Exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) is a marker reflecting airway inflammation. This study was conducted to investigate whetherExpand
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Regulation of stromal cell-derived factor-1 and exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children following montelukast and ketotifen treatment.
BACKGROUND Montelukast and ketotifen are oral anti-allergy medications in asthmatic children. This study investigates the modulation effect of montelukast and ketotifen on children with intermittentExpand
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