Specific immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis in children.

  title={Specific immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis in children.},
  author={Chengshuo Wang and Luo Zhang},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  volume={22 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Allergic rhinitis is a highly prevalent inflammatory disease affecting 20-40% of the children worldwide. Allergen-specific immunotherapy (SIT) is an effective treatment for allergic rhinitis. This article reviews the recent advances in SIT for children. RECENT FINDINGS In current clinical practice, immunotherapy is delivered as either subcutaneous immunotherapy or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). Most meta-analyses and reviews concluded a trend that subcutaneous… CONTINUE READING
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