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Allergic Disease

Pathophysiology and Immunopathology
  • Randy J. Horwitz
  • Robert F. LemanskeJr.
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

The primary care physician deals with allergic conditions far more often than he or she may suspect. Asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis are just a few examples of these immunological diseases. The high prevalence of drug reactions in the population prompts all physicians to obtain an allergy history prior to prescribing any antibiotic, illustrating the importance of these disorders in clinical medicine.

Keywords

Mast Cell Allergic Disease Mast Cell Activation Allergen Exposure Human Mast Cell 
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  • Randy J. Horwitz
  • Robert F. LemanskeJr.

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