Can allergy patch tests with food additives help to diagnose the cause in childhood chronic spontaneous urticaria?


Ozceker D., Dilek F., YÜCEL E., TAMAY Z. Ü., Ozkaya E., Guler N.

POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII, vol.37, no.3, pp.384-389, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/ada.2020.96909
  • Journal Name: POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.384-389
  • Keywords: chronic urticaria, children, food additives, SERUM SKIN-TEST, NATURAL-HISTORY, MANAGEMENT, GUIDELINE, CHILDREN, DIET
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is characterized by the onset of symptoms which are not induced by specific triggers, but are rather spontaneous. A considerable number of patients report that foods or food additives might be responsible for their chronic urticaria.