Subcutaneous and Sublingual Immunotherapy in Allergic Asthma in Children

  title={Subcutaneous and Sublingual Immunotherapy in Allergic Asthma in Children},
  author={Sophia Tsabouri and Antigoni Mavroudi and Gavriela Feketea and G V Guibas},
  booktitle={Front. Pediatr.},
This review presents up-to-date understanding of immunotherapy in the treatment of children with allergic asthma. The principal types of allergen immunotherapy (AIT) are subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) and sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). Both of them are indicated for patients with allergic rhinitis and/or asthma, who have evidence of clinically relevant allergen-specific IgE, and significant symptoms despite reasonable avoidance measures and/or maximal medical therapy. Studies have shown a… CONTINUE READING
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