Sep 1, 1977

The human dander atopy. I. The prototype of auto-atopy

Annals of Allergy
R Voorhorst

Abstract

Human dander is shown to be a true allergen giving skin reactions most frequently in atopic patients. The clinical importance of human dander is discussed and data of a group of patients atopic only to human dander are given. It seems probable that human dander is an auto allergen and that there are many more auto allergens to which the atopic organism produces IgE-type antibodies.

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Urine
Dermatitis, Atopic
Immediate Hypersensitivity
Downy Hair
Tissue Extracts
Allergens
Asthma
Ctenomyces
Skin
Hay Fever

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