volume 18, issue 5, P319-322 1997
DOI: 10.2500/108854197778590515
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Abstract: Nasal provocation tests with lysine acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) have been used in the diagnosis of ASA-induced asthma and rhinitis. To establish its possible role in identifying aspirin sensitivity manifested by urticaria or angioedema, 18 patients suffering from chronic or acute recurring urticaria/angioedema (10 ASA-sensitive and 8 ASA-nonsensitive) were submitted to nasal provocation tests with freshly prepared solutions of lysine ASA. Clinical response and variation of nasal expiratory peak-flow were evalua…

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