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Goytia-Acevedo R, Meza-Velázquez R, Rosales-Gonzales M
Lead as risk factor for development of allergy
Alerg Asma Inmunol Pediatr 2002; 11 (3)

Language: Español
References: 47
Page: 101-105
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Evidence exist for increased prevalence of allergic diseases in the world. The Atopy is proposed as risk factor for allergy, however the increase of allergy in country development suggest that environmental factors as air pollution has been a risk factor by development allergy diseases. Recent studies have sown evidences of the involvement of metals in the modulation the immune system. In this paper, our proposed that environmental exposure to metals and in specific lead exposure might be a risk factor in the allergy diseases.

Key words: Allergy.


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