Prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bites and associated factors in children 1-6 years of age in Bogotá, D.C.
- Evelyne Halpert,
- Elizabeth Borrero,
- Milciades Ibañez-Pinilla,
- Pablo Chaparro,
- Jorge Molina,
- Maritza Torres,
- Elizabeth García
World Allergy Organ J 2017 7;10(1):36. Epub 2017 Nov 7.
Allergy Section, Hospital Universitario Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
Background: Papular urticaria is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by exposure to arthropod bites. The disease has been reported in children attending medical centers, but the causes as the risk factors associated with the disease have not been established. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bite and identify the risk factors in children between 1 to 6 years of age in Bogotá D. Read More