A prospective study of the natural history of large local reactions after Hymenoptera stings in children.

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Large local reactions are a frequent occurrence after insect stings. We prospectively studied the demography, immunology, and significance of these reactions in the pediatric age group. Most children (83%) who have had large local reactions have positive skin test results to one or more venoms. Elevated amounts of venom-specific IgE antibody are usually… (More)

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@article{Graft1984APS, title={A prospective study of the natural history of large local reactions after Hymenoptera stings in children.}, author={David Graft and Kenneth Schuberth and Anne Kagey-Sobotka and K A Kwiterovich and Yaron Niv and L. M. Lichtenstein and Martin D. Valentine}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={1984}, volume={104 5}, pages={664-8} }