Michael C Zacharisen
Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis and related conditions in the work environmentMichael C Zacharisen
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 411, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 31:769-86, vii. 2011..Despite the varied organic antigen triggers, the presentation is similar with acute, subacute, or chronic forms. Systemic corticosteroids are the only reliable pharmacologic treatment but do not alter the long-term outcome...
- Occupational asthma secondary to enzymes used in cheese productionRyan Casper
Section of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Allergy Asthma Proc 29:376-9. 2008..13 mg/mL). Both workers took appropriate respiratory protection measures during powder exposure and their symptoms improved. Enzyme powder used in cheese production is a trigger for OA...
- Occupational lung disease related to cytophaga endotoxin exposure in a nylon plantMark E Nordness
Section of Allergy Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Occup Environ Med 45:385-92. 2003..Acute and/or late pulmonary function changes occurred in groups 1 and 2. Group 3 only had acute and transient pulmonary function changes. Cytophaga bacterial endotoxin is capable of inducing HP as well as humidifier fever...
- Progressive exercise-induced asthma in a 38-year-old manLeslie M Gimenez
Asthma and Allergy Center, Miwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:141-7. 2003
- High dose cetirizine: a case reportMark Nordness
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Cutis 71:396. 2003..The patient denied any sedation or somnolence and had no difficulty performing routine daily functions including driving. He had tried other antihistamines, including fexofenadine, loratadine, and hydroxyzine without improvement...
- Occupational asthma: what can be done to prevent it?Michael C Zacharisen
Medical College of Wisconsin, 9000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 411, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 3:47-55. 2007..Novel approaches may become available and be beneficial to identify and treat OA early before severe, chronic, unremitting and irreversible changes occur...
- New-onset rheumatoid arthritis after anthrax vaccinationMonica Vasudev
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:110-2. 2006..Four cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) temporally related to anthrax vaccine have been reported. As the number of administered doses increases, a better understanding of its adverse events profile will be forthcoming...
- Hypersensitivity pneumonitisViswanath P Kurup
Allergy Immunology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 48:115-28. 2006..The treatment of choice is avoidance of antigen but systemic corticosteroids may be effective in suppressing the inflammatory response. The prognosis depends on early diagnosis and effective antigen avoidance...
- Adverse reactions to orthodontic appliances in nickel-allergic patientsKristen K Volkman
Section of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Allergy Asthma Proc 28:480-4. 2007..These cases, which included >33,000 patients, suggest a prevalence of 0.03%. Adverse reactions to ODAs in patients with NA have been observed but are uncommon. Using suitable alternatives, patients usually can be accommodated...
- Allergy and "toxic mold syndrome"David A Edmondson
Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:234-9. 2005..Patients with environmental mold exposure have presented with atypical constitutional and systemic symptoms, associating those symptoms with the contaminated environment...
- Yacht-maker's lung: A case of hypersensitivity pneumonitis in yacht manufacturingKristen K Volkman
Section of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
WMJ 105:47-50. 2006..This represents a case of hypersensitivity pneumonitis related to the manufacture of yachts...
- Toxic and other non-IgE-mediated effects of fungal exposuresMark E Nordness
Section of Allergy Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 411, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 3:438-46. 2003..However, if mold is discovered in a home, school, or office setting, the source should be investigated and appropriate remediation undertaken to minimize structural damage and potential allergic sensitization...
- Severe allergic reactions to guinea pigMichael C Zacharisen
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Clin Mol Allergy 3:14. 2005..Allergic sensitization and reactions to guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) have been well documented in laboratory animal handlers, primarily manifesting as rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and asthma. Severe allergic reactions, however, are rare...
- Subcutaneous nodules in a patient with recurrent sinopulmonary infections and fatigueShelley K Watters
Medical College of Wisconsin, Allergy Immunology Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:438-43. 2003
- Severe tomato allergy (Lycopersicon esculentum)Michael C Zacharisen
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Allergy Asthma Proc 23:149-52. 2002..One patient reacted specifically to a 43-kDa protein band on IgE immunoblot. The two cases show that severe allergic reactions to tomato occur in adults and one is associated with IgE binding to a 43-kDa protein...
- Severe allergy to chicken meatMichael C Zacharisen
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
WMJ 105:50-2. 2006..This report describes a patient who developed chicken meat anaphylaxis without experiencing allergy to eggs or feathers...
- Asthma deaths outside the hospital in an urban community from 2004 to 2008Maaz Mohiuddin
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:412-7. 2012..Several studies have been performed reviewing medical examiner's autopsy reports of asthma deaths. None, to our knowledge, have focused on the characteristics of asthma deaths in the urban community alone...
- Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in children: masquerader of common respiratory diseasesMichael C Zacharisen
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 118:1925-31. 2006..The diagnosis of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis may be challenging unless there is a high index of suspicion and awareness of the variable presentations...
- Recurrent rash associated with food ingestion in a 5-year-old childMichael C Zacharisen
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:599-603. 2003
- The long-term outcome in acute, subacute, and chronic forms of pigeon breeder's disease hypersensitivity pneumonitisMichael C Zacharisen
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:175-82. 2002..Pigeon breeder's disease (PBD) is an avian-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis. The limited data that exist on the long-term outcome for the disease are conflicting...
- Safety of aprotinin use and re-use in pediatric cardiothoracic surgeryRobert D B Jaquiss
Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
Circulation 106:I90-4. 2002..This study describes the incidence and impact of aprotinin hypersensitivity reactions in children undergoing cardiothoracic surgery...
- A survey of antibiotic prescribing and knowledge of penicillin allergyThomas C Puchner
Allergy Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:24-9. 2002..Cephalosporins can cause allergic reactions in patients with penicillin (PCN) allergy. Physicians' prescribing habits for patients with PCN allergy can vary...