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20-24 May 2018 Glasgow
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TP-39 Central nervous system bleeding in child.. Patcharee Komvilaisak .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
TP-40 Inherited bleeding disorders in women.. Anabela Aires .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
TP-41 Clinical screening for underlying bleed.. Theresa Nwagha .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
WP-41 Bone Health screening and treatment in a.. Niamh OConnell .. .. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
MP-41 Combined therapy of plasma derived FVIIa.. Yushi Chikasawa .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
WP-42 Severe subgaleal hemorrhage is the first.. Bunchoo Pongtanakul .. .. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
MP-43 Development of a Bayesian model for plas.. Juan Eduardo Megías-Vericat .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
TP-44 High-risk neuroblastoma managed with agg.. Juliana Moutinho .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
WP-44 Complications of Haemophilia in First Ye.. Andrea Cocca .. Elhelou L, Honnorat E, Neme D,.. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
WP-46 Iliopsoas as a bleeding site of hemophil.. Aimée Olivat Rakoto Alson .. Andrianjafiarinoa T.. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
MP-46 Efficacy of Rifampicin for Chemical Syno.. Lubna Zafar .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
MP-47 BONE PROPERTIES IN CHILDREN WITH HAEMOPH.. Panagiota Xafaki .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
TP-47 Clinical effectiveness of recombinant ac.. Ellis Neufeld .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
WP-47 Clinical spectrum of intracranial bleeds.. Meera Varadarajan .. Smitha.R.. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
WP-48 The spectrum of inherited coagulation di.. Tahira Zafar .. .. Manifestations of hemophilia.. - -
TP-48 Barriers for fast treatment of bleeds an.. P de Moerloose .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
MP-48 Haemophilia Joint Health Score in Childr.. Helen Pergantou .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
MP-49 Molecular analysis and clinical assessme.. Anna Buczma .. .. Factor VIII Factor IX.. - -
TP-49 Population PK is the useful kit to deter.. hideyuki takedani .. .. Management of bleeding.. - -
TP-50 Joint outcomes of the elbow, knee and an.. Chia-Yau Chang .. .. Orthopedic issues.. - -
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Thunderstorm-related asthma in patients sensitised to olea europaea pollen: twenty emergency department visits for asthmatic symptoms in one single day Losappio, Laura1; Heffler, Enrico2; Falco, Antonio1; Contento, Francesco1; Cannito, Cosimo1; Rolla, Giovanni2 1"Dimiccoli" Hospital, Emergency Department, Barletta, Italy; 2University of Torino - AO Mauriziano "Umberto I", Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Torino, Italy

Background: Associations between thunderstorm and asthma morbidity have been reported in several countries. Common to all epidemics of thunderstorm-related asthma is a significant increase in atmospheric allergen load during and immediately after a thunderstorm. Sensitization to Alternaria species or to grass and parietaria pollens has been suggested to play a key role in thunderstorm-related asthma. The only reported event of thunderstorm-related asthma in Mediterranean area was attributed to sensitization to parietaria pollen.

Method: here we describe a series of 20 patients who presented to Emergency Department in Barletta (94,000 inhabitants), Puglia (Italy) for sudden and severe asthmatic symptoms between May 27th and 28th 2010 (from15:36 to 5:02), immediately after a violent thunderstorm which occurred following a very hot morning (mean temperature: 29°C). All the patients have been subsequently visited by an allergist and underwent allergological work-up which included skin prick tests and a careful clinical history. Local pollen counts were available.

Result: Between May 10th and June 10th 2010, 86 Emergency Department asthma visits were recorded, 20 of them during the study day. Patients' mean age was 44.25 +/- 18.5 years (range: 9-81), 8/20 females, 2 smokers, 16 with a previous history of known respiratory allergy. Only two patients regularly took anti-asthma drugs. All 20 patients were sensitized to Olea europaea pollen, 7 of whom were monosensitized. Ten patients were sensitized to grass, 7 to parietaria, 5 to compositae, 5 to cypress, 5 to house dust mites, 3 to dog and 1 to cat danders. No patient was sensitized to Alternaria. Mean pollen count was 17 granules/m3 for Olea europaea, 6 granules/m3 for grass pollen.

Conclusion: This is, in our knowledge, the second epidemic of thunderstorm related asthma described in Mediterranean area and the first one in which sensitization to Olea europaea played a key-role. In conclusion, our report indicates that thunderstorm asthma may involve different allergens (not only fungal spores and grass or parietaria pollen) in different geographic areas, depending on the seasonality of thunderstorms and allergenic pollen.

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