Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Specialists do 4 years of Pediatrics and then 3 years of Pediatric Immunology and Allergology residencies after 6 years training in Faculty of Medicine. After this training, they deal with the immunologic (immunity) system problems and allergic diseases of patients aged between 0 and 18. 

 

The relevant diseases:

            •          Allergic Rhinitis

            •          Eye Allergies

            •          Asthma

            •          Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

            •          Food Allergies

            •          Drug Allergies

            •          Anaphylaxis

            •          Hereditary Angioedema

            •          Immunodeficiencies

 

The procedures of the Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Department are carried out after a Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Specialist gets a detailed medical history of the patient and examining them according to the complaints. When deemed necessary, lab tests and radiological imaging may be performed. Most frequently performed tests;

 

            •          Prick Test

            •          Intradermal Test

            •          Blood Testing for Allergies (Specific IgE Test)

            •          Pulmonary Function Test (Spirometry)

 

The Treatments Administered in The Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Department

 

            •          Methods of Disease Prevention

            •          Medical Treatment

            •          Vaccination Against Allergies



Emsey Hospital
dr_mehmet_yasar_damali.jpg Assoc. Prof. M.D. Mehmet Yaşar Özkars Pediatric Immunology and Allergology Physician Info
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