High IgE serum levels and "peptic" ulcers: clinical and functional approach.

@article{Lazzari1994HighIS,
  title={High IgE serum levels and "peptic" ulcers: clinical and functional approach.},
  author={Franca De Lazzari and O Mancin and Mario Plebani and Carla Venturi and Giuseppe Battaglia and Fabio Vianello and Ermenegildo A Galliani and Francesco Di Mario and Remo Naccarato},
  journal={The Italian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1994},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={7-11}
}
The prevalence of high total IgE serum levels was evaluated in 232 consecutive patients suffering from peptic ulcer. Twenty-one percent of the patients presented total IgE serum levels above 200 KU/L compared with the 5% found in a healthy control population (p < 0.004). Similar prevalence was found in gastric and/or duodenal ulcers. No significant… CONTINUE READING