Occupational Allergies: A Brief Review

*Mohammad Reza Masjedi,1,3 Kayvan Saeedfar,2 Javid Masjedi3

1. Pulmonary Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2. Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and LungĀ Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3. Tobacco Control Research Center, Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association, Tehran, Iran
*Correspondence to mrmasjedi@gmail.com

Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Received: 21.06.16 Accepted: 01.08.16
Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[4]:70-77.

Abstract

Occupational allergies are groups of work-related disorders that are accompanied by immunologic reaction to workplace allergens and include occupational asthma, rhinitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, dermatitis, and anaphylaxis. This mini review presents a brief analysis of the more important aspects of occupational allergic disorders.

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