Predictive factors for progression to chronicity or recurrence after the first attack of acute urticaria in preschool-age children


Cetinkaya P., Soyer O., Esenboga S., Sahiner Ü. M. , Teksam O., Sekerel B. E.

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.47, no.5, pp.484-490, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2018.12.010
  • Title of Journal : ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.484-490
  • Keywords: Acute urticaria, Risk factors, Preschool-aged children, MANAGEMENT, CHILDHOOD, ALLERGY, INFANTS

Abstract

Introduction and objectives: Preschool-aged group is frequently affected by urticaria, and infections are the most frequently documented factors that cause acute urticaria in children. This prospective study was designed to investigate the underlying factors of acute urticaria in under five-year-old children and to describe predictive factors for progression to chronicity or recurrence after the first attack.