The issue of the allergic diseases prevalence among children: a current review

K.P. Kuzmicheva, E.I. Malinina, O.A. Richkova

Tyumen State Medical University, Tyumen, Russia

ALLERGOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY IN PEDIATRICS, Volume 65 • Number 2 • June 2021, pp. 4 – 10
DOI: 10.24412/2500-1175-2021-2-4-10

The problem of upgrowth the allergic diseases prevalence remain extremely relevant over the recent decade, due to the fact that official statistics do not reflect the true state of affairs regarding the frequency of various allergic diseases. Thus, more than 339 million people suffer from bronchial asthma (BA) worldwide, although the true values may be several times higher. Currently, global population studies, such as the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood — ISAAC, and the Global Asthma Network — GAN, allow us to assess the prevalence of allergic diseases, in particular atopic dermatitis (AtD) and allergic rhinitis (AR). Difficulties in epidemiological surveillance, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these nosologies are experienced by most countries of the world, and especially developing countries where there are problems with the availability of therapy. Owing to the GAN program, therapeutic recommendations are formed in order to reduce the global burden of allergopathology. The purpose of this article is to present the results of epidemiological studies on the prevalence of allergic diseases, as well as factors affecting these indicators in the child population.

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Kuzmicheva KP, Malinina EI, Richkova OA. The issue of the allergic diseases prevalence among children: a current review. Allergology and Immunology in Pediatrics. 2021;2(65):4–10.

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Kseniya P. Kuzmicheva, postgraduate student at the Children’ Diseases with course of immunology and allergology Department of the Faculty of General Medicine, Tyumen State Medical University
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