The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 47–50 | Cite as

Use of nasal filters in naso-bronchial allergy

  • J. S. Pasricha
Symposium on Respiratory Disorders


In atopic individuals, inhalants may lead to a variety of clinical syndromes such as allergic rhinitis, asthma, urticaria and atopic dermatitis. Nasal filters consisting of a stainless steel wire gauze (33 μ pores) have proved useful in providing relief in these individuals.

Key words

Nasal filter Inhalant allergens Allergic rhinitis Asthma Atopic dermatitis 


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Pasricha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and VenereologyAll-India Institute of Medical ScienciesNew Delhi

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