Allergy and Asthma - ECAB book cover

Allergy and Asthma - ECAB

Prevalence of allergic diseases has increased several folds in western world over the last two decades, and similar trend is being observed recently in India. There have been several postulations to explain increasing occurrence of allergic diseases. "Allergic march" refers to sequence of events that starts during fetal life as a result of sensitization to foods and may manifest as eczema, gastrointestinal symptoms, asthma, or hay fever, or combinations of any of these symptoms. A link between genetics and immunology is hypothesized that results in such allergic diseases.

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Published: January 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-81-312-3243-9

Contents

  • Food Allergy in Children

    Recurrent and Persistent Wheezing in Young Children

    Acute Asthma: Advances in Management

    Long-Term Management of Asthma

    Immunotherapy in Children

    Summary

    Other Books in this Series

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