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Flashcards in Allergies OME Deck (12):
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allergies

mast cells and IgE

cross linking IgE - histamine release - vasodilator

2

salute sign

seasonal allergies

3

allergic shiner

looks like black eye - but just allergies

4

allergen skin testing

skin patch test
-if inconclusive - immunocap - blood test

5

loratadine

more specific antihistamine - less sedation

6

diphenhydramine

antihistamine - causes sedation

7

tx seasonal allergies

first line - antihistamine
second line - nasal steroids

8

important with urticaria

rule out anaphylaxis

9

anaphylaxis

urticaria PLUS hypotension

tx - IM epi 1:1000 - gives back vasotone

also give steroids and histamine antagonists

10

angioedema

C1 esterase deficiency - rare
or drug reaction

angioedema - localized swelling

tx - protect airway and antihistamines

11

eczema

atopic dermatitis
-allergy, atopy, asthma

predispose to impetigo and other skin infection

12

tx of eczema

topical steroids and non-drying soaps