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P-206 Cytomegalovirus retinitis in a patient w.. Nesrine ABROUG .. Khairallah M, Mefteh M, Cherni.. PosterSession.. - -
P-208 Retinal and choroidal inflammations in e.. Dipankar DAS .. H Bhattacharjee, A Upadhaya, K.. PosterSession.. - -
P-209 A case of posterior scleritis with ANCA-.. XINYU WENG .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-210 Foveal involvement in West Nile Virus ch.. Hager BEN AMOR .. H Ben Amor, M Daoued ,M Khair.. PosterSession.. - -
P-211 Rapid course of CNV and response to trea.. Tso-Wen WANG .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-212 Management of bilateral complicated cata.. Farina Risza QUAMILA .. OVI SOFIA, T.BUDI SULISTYA.. PosterSession.. - -
P-213 Atypical presentation of cytomegaloviral.. Kun-Hsien LI .. San-Ni Chen.. PosterSession.. - -
P-214 Improvement of Choroidal Blood Void in a.. Ming-Chieh HSIEH .. San-Ni Chen.. PosterSession.. - -
P-215 Pigmentary retinal changes and intermedi.. Shaan WIRYASAPUTRA .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-216 Ocular Manifestation of Latent Stage Syp.. Tiara Avinta ANDANI .. Ovi Sofia, MD.. PosterSession.. - -
P-217 A case of Propionibacterium acnes relate.. Chiamin WU .. Shih-Wen Wang.. PosterSession.. - -
P-218 Photoreceptor recovery in a child with c.. Ning-yi HSIA .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-219 Management of Soemmering?s Ring in a cas.. Nurettin AKYOL .. Adem TURK, MD.. PosterSession.. - -
P-220 Diffuse chorioretinitis manifesting as s.. Kun-Hsien LI .. San-Ni Chen.. PosterSession.. - -
P-221 A case report of idiopatic uveitis contr.. Ayaka MIYAI .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-222 Mysterious Recurrent Irvine-Gass Syndrom.. Tzu-Yun KAO .. .. PosterSession.. - -
P-223 White dot syndromes.. Michala KARKANOVA .. Beránek J., Vyslouilová D., Vl.. PosterSession.. - -
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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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