Accession Number:

AD0772912

Title:

Present Concepts in Internal Medicine: Allergy Symposium

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Embargoed Full-Text

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER SAN FRANCISCO CA SAN FRANCISCO

Report Date:

1973-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

The ten-article symposium is devoted entirely to HAYFEVER. The immunologic mechanism of hayfever allergic reactions of the conjunctiva, diagnostic tests, hyposensitization, are discussed. The natural history untreated hayfever is presented before four articles on the treatment of hayfever by drugs over-the-counter antihistamines, noncatechol sympathomimetic drugs, corticosteroids, disodium cromoglycate. A 9 pagearticle on diagnosis and treatment of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea is also included.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE