Atopic allergy in chronic ulcerative colitis.

  title={Atopic allergy in chronic ulcerative colitis.},
  author={A H Rowe and Edward J. Young and K Uyeyama},
To the Editor: —Since treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis (CUC) advised inThe Journal( 181 :1020 [Sept 15] 1962) does not mention atopic allergy, we wish to emphasize its importance. For over 20 yr, with increasing frequency, Andresen and the writers have reported food allergy alone, with or without inhalant allergy, especially to pollens, to be the major cause, with drug allergy the occasional cause. The localization and spreading of the lesions in the colon and also the remissions are… CONTINUE READING