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Pollen-food allergy syndrome in children
You Hoon Jeon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2020;63(12):463-468.   Published online May 14, 2020
The prevalence of pollen-food allergy syndrome (PFAS) in Korean children with pollen allergy was recently reported to be 42.7%. PFAS can cause a wide range of symptoms from mild allergy to severe anaphylaxis depending on the nature of food allergens that share the epitopes with pollen. Cases of anaphylaxis caused by PFAS have recently increased. Treatments for PFAS should be individualized for patients according to the severity of symptoms.
Original Article
Pollen Allergy in Children(Ⅱ) : The Significance of Tree Pollen As a Causative Allergen in Children with Allergic Diseases
Soo-Young Lee, Jeong-Soe Park, Ki-Sun Lee, Chang Ho Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(6):799-807.   Published online June 15, 1998
Purpose : The positive rates of allergy skin test of pollens are relatively higher in children in Suwon compared to other areas in Korea. To evaluate the significance of tree pollen as a causative allergen, we undertook this study. Methods : In 252 children with asthma, scratch tests were done with 72 extracts, including 9 tree pollen. Antigen specific serum IgE antibodies were measured...
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