A case of occupational asthma and rhinitis caused by Sanyak and Korean ginseng dusts.

@article{Lee2006ACO,
  title={A case of occupational asthma and rhinitis caused by Sanyak and Korean ginseng dusts.},
  author={J J Lee and Y-D Lee and J-W Bahn and H.-S. Park},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={
          392-3
        }
}
Sanyak has been used as a food and herbal material for various symptoms in oriental medicine. There have been few reports of occupational asthma induced by herb materials (1–6). Until now there has been no account of occupational asthma caused by Korean ginseng. We describe a case of occupational asthma and rhinitis caused by Sanyak (Dioscorea batatas) and Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng), as confirmed by specific inhalation challenge tests. A 29-year-old female patient was presented to the… CONTINUE READING

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