November 25, 2014

Angioedema-like allergic contact dermatitis related to black henna

Gokalp, Hilal, Ministry of Health. Malatya Government Hospital, Malatya, Turkey;
Kaya, Kismet, Ministry of Health. Malatya Government Hospital, Malatya, Turkey

Allergic contact dermatitis related to para-phenylendiamine (PPD) from temporary black henna tattoos and hair dyes has become an epidemic in recent years. Several cases of adverse skin reactions to PPD have been reported in the literature. Herein, we present a case of angioedema-like allergic contact dermatitis related to hair coloring with henna.

IgG4-related disease and its pathogenesis—cross-talk between innate and acquired immunity

  1. Mitsuhiro Kawano4
+Author Affiliations
  1. 1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Immunology, Kanazawa Medical University, 1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada-machi, Kahoku-gun, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
  2. 2 Department of Clinical Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto UniversityKyoto 606-8501, Japan
  3. 3 Department of Hematology and Immunology, Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan, Hubei 430030, China
  4. 4 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa UniversityKanazawa, Ishikawa 920-8641, Japan
  5. 5Present address: Department of Clinical Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
  1. Correspondence to: H. Umehara; E-mail:
  • Received October 26, 2013.
  • Revision received July 2, 2014.
  • Accepted July 3, 2014.

Asthma incidence, remission, relapse and persistence: a population-based study in southern Taiwan


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Tsung-Ju Wu12Chang-Fu Wu1Yungling Leo Lee3Tzuen-Ren Hsiue4 and Yue Leon Guo15Corresponding author: Yue L Guo For all author emails, please log on

Successful Management of Insulin Allergy and Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome Type 4 with Desensitization Therapy and Glucocorticoid Treatment: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Case Reports in Immunology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 394754, 9 pages
Case Report
1Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Research Center, School of Medicine The University of Zulia, Maracaibo 4004, Venezuela
2Endocrinology Department, Maracaibo University Hospital (SAHUM), Maracaibo 4004, Venezuela
Received 26 August 2014; Accepted 30 October 2014; Published 19 November 2014
Academic Editor: Rajni Rani
Copyright © 2014 Joselyn Rojas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Patterns of suspected wheat-related allergy: a retrospective single-centre case note review in 156 patients


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Morten J ChristensenEsben EllerCharlotte G Mortz and Carsten Bindslev-Jensen

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November 17, 2014

Cross-reactivity and tolerability of cephalosporins in patients with cell-mediated allergy to penicillins

Original Article
A Buonomo, E Nucera, V Pecora, A Rizzi, A Aruanno, L Pascolini, AG Ricci, A Colagiovanni, D Schiavino
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Allergy Department, Rome, Italy

A novel mucosal vaccine targeting Peyer’s patch M cells induces protective antigen-specific IgA responses

  • Hiroshi Ohno1,2
  • +Author Affiliations
    1. 1 Division of Immunobiology, Graduate School of Supramolecular Biology, Yokohama City UniversityYokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
    2. 2 Laboratory for Intestinal Ecosystem, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
    3. 3 Laboratory for Immunogenomics, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical SciencesKanagawa 230-0045, Japan
    4. 4 Gut Environmental Systems Biology, Integrated Omics, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio UniversityTsuruoka, Yamagata 997-0035, Japan
    5. 5 Department of Chemistry and Biological Science, College of Science and Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin UniversityKanagawa, 229-8558, Japan
    1. Correspondence to: H. Ohno; E-mail:
    • Received December 15, 2013.
    • Accepted May 29, 2014.

    Small interfering RNA against CD86 during allergen challenge blocks experimental allergic asthma

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    Yukari Asai-Tajiri1Koichiro Matsumoto1*Satoru Fukuyama1Keiko Kan-o1Takako Nakano1Ken Tonai1Tatsukuni Ohno2Miyuki Azuma2Hiromasa Inoue13 and Yoichi Nakanishi1
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