A 10-year prognosis for childhood allergic rhinitis.

  title={A 10-year prognosis for childhood allergic rhinitis.},
  author={Olavi Linna and Jorma O. Kokkonen and Misha Lukin},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={81 2},
The prognosis of allergic rhinitis was studied in 154 children aged 3-17 years at diagnosis by means of a detailed questionnaire administered 8-11 years later. The symptoms had completely disappeared in only 15 (10%) patients. The conjunctival symptoms, however, had disappeared or were controlled successfully by topical drug therapy in almost all, and 77 (50%) were managing without medication for allergic rhinitis. Twenty-five (23%) of the 110 children with seasonal allergic rhinitis had a… CONTINUE READING

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