Approach to the Allergic Patient

  • Bruce L. Wolf
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


Although it often is remarked that everyone is allergic to something, in truth, only about 25–30% of the population are allergic to anything. Thus, the allergic patient is a common visitor in every medical setting. In addition, many disorders mimic allergy symptoms. Therefore, the differential diagnoses of various disease states must include allergy as a possibility.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Atopic Dermatitis Allergic Rhinitis Nasal Polyp Allergic Patient 
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