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.