SELECT ISSUE

Revista Romana de PEDIATRIE | Volumul LX, Nr. 4, An 2011
ISSN 1454-0398  |  e-ISSN 2069-6175
ISSN-L 1454-0398

Indexed in / abstracted by

Thomson Reuters Embase
Scopus Cross-ref
Index Copernicus
Ulrichs Ebsco Host
Medline - Ebsco PubMed

HIGHLIGHTS

Publicarea de articole stiintifice

Stimati cititori, va reamintim ca autorii primi ai articolelor stiintifice pot acumula 80 de credite EMC in urma publicarii. Daca un articol are mai multi autori, cele 80 de credite [...]

Premiul Societatii pentru autori

Incepand cu 2016, Societatea Romana de Pediatrie ofera Premiul Societatii - pentru autorii celor mai bune articole stiintifice publicate [...]

Plagiatul – in actualitate

Tema plagiatului este tot mai mult discutata in ultima vreme. Aparitia unor programe performante de cautare si identificare a similitudinilor intre texte [...]

Selective IgA deficiency and allergic diseases

, and

ABSTRACT

Objectives. Review of literature data on the association of DSIgA with allergic diseases.

Materials and methods. We studied PubMed medical database, and from a total of 99 articles published between 1973-2011 20 articles were selected as being significant for the association.

Results. The first studies on this association goes back over 35 years. Studies published during this time cite association with asthma, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis/conjunctivitis, urticaria, drug and food allergies and transfusion anaphylaxis. Sometimes, the relationship between allergic diseases and DSIgA can be bidirectional, as in allergic rhinitis or atopic dermatitis. Sometimes DSIgA can even represent an aggravating factor in allergic disease.

Conclusions. Although the literature offers few data on the association of these diseases, respiratory allergies and atopic dermatitis appear to be more common in patients with DSIgA. Some studies even claim DSIgA aggravating effect in these diseases. Association with celiac disease and transfusion anaphylaxis should not be neglected. Allergic manifestations may be those that determine the patient to the doctor, so a significant percentage of DSIgA is detected during allergology appointments.

Key words: immunodeficiency, selective IgA deficiency, allergy, asthma, atopic dermatitis

Full text | PDF

Leave a Reply