Utility of Allergy Testing in Patients with Chronic Laryngopharyngeal Symptoms

  title={Utility of Allergy Testing in Patients with Chronic Laryngopharyngeal Symptoms},
  author={Christopher D. Brook and Michael P. Platt and Stephen W. Reese and J. Pieter Noordzij},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  pages={41 - 45}
Objective To determine the utility of allergy evaluation in patients with chronic refractory laryngeal symptoms. Study Design Case series with chart review. Setting Tertiary academic medical center. Subjects All patients who underwent in vitro allergy testing at a single institution from 2006 to 2010, for a total of 998 patients. Methods Charts of patients who underwent in vitro allergy testing were identified. The charts were reviewed for the primary indication for allergy testing, as… 
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