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also pol·len·o·sis  (pŏl′ə-nō′sĭs)
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(ˌpɒlɪˈnəʊsɪs) or


(Pathology) pathol a technical name for hay fever
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hay′ fe`ver

rhinitis affecting the mucous membranes of the eyes and respiratory tract, caused by specific pollens.
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hay f ever.
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Noun1.pollinosis - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollenpollinosis - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
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from mid of February to April whereas month of March serves to be the peak time of pollinosis. Hypersensitivity reactions to ingestion of figs (Ficuscarica) and by inhaling pollens of paper mulberry (Morusnigra and Morusalba) are considered uncommon and have never been reported.
Increase of regulatory T cells and the ratio of specific IgE to total IgE are candidates for response monitoring or prognostic biomarkers in 2-year sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for Japanese cedar pollinosis. Clin Immunol 2011;139:65-74.
Roughly one in five Europeans suffers from allergic reactions to tree, grass and weed pollen causing pollinosis, hay fever and allergic asthma.
In September 2017, Torii received approval for CEDARCURE for allergy immunotherapy treatment of Japanese cedar pollinosis (allergic rhinitis) in adults and children.
Prevalence of wheezing, rhinitis, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema Symptoms of Sample Positive Prevalence allergic disease (N) answer (n) Wheezing ever 1684 383 22.7% Wheezing in the last 1684 134 7.9% 12 months Dg asthma 1672 68 4.1% Rhinitis ever 1683 379 22.5% Rhinitis in the last 1687 325 19.3% 12 months Rhinoconjunctivitis 1683 167 9.9% in the last 12 months Dg pollinosis 1678 106 6.3% Eczema ever 1680 301 17.9% Eczema in the last 1680 170 10.1% 12 months Dg eczema 1676 198 11.8% Table 5.
For example, when there is a bias toward Th1, autoimmune diseases such as MS and RA are more likely to occur, while if Th2 is dominant then allergic reactions represented by pollinosis are provoked.
In Spain, five studies have investigated the prevalence of skin sensitization to pollen of date palm in patients with respiratory allergic symptoms or pollinosis. In these patients, the prevalence of skin sensitization was between 6.11% and 29.41% [4-8].
Gilder, "Thunderstorm-associated asthma in pollinosis patients," Allergy, pp.
Current cat ownership may be associated with the lower prevalence of atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, and Japanese cedar pollinosis in schoolchildren in Himeji, Japan.
Hear more from Professor Kimihiro Okubu at Allergies 2016 in his keynote presentation on sublingual immunotherapy for cedar pollinosis and mite allergies.
Comparison of efficacy, safety and immunologic effects of subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy in birch pollinosis: a randomized study.
Anaphylaxis to honey in pollinosis to mugwort: a case report.