Pediatric allergic rhinitis: factors affecting treatment choice.

  title={Pediatric allergic rhinitis: factors affecting treatment choice.},
  author={Erwin W. Gelfand},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  volume={84 3},
Allergic rhinitis is the mostprevalent chronic allergic disease in children. Although it is not life-threatening, it can have a significantly detrimental effect on a childs quality of life, and it may exacerbate a number of common comorbidities, including asthma and sinusitis. The Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma guidelines, an evidence-based algorithm for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, advocate the use of antihistamines for the treatment of the broad spectrum of the disease… CONTINUE READING


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