Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1988;31(11):1527-1532.
Published online November 30, 1988.
Two Cases of Allergic Rhinitis in Children Diagnosed by Youlten's Peak Nasal Inspiratory Flow (PNIF) Meter.
Yil Sub Lee, In Suck Ryu, Kyu Eun Kim, Ki Young Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul Korea
Youlten의 Peak Nasal Inspiratory Flow(PNIF) Meter를 사용해서 확진한 소아 알레르기성 비염 2례
이일섭, 유인석, 김규언, 이기영
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 17 March 1988   • Accepted: 2 June 1988
Two asthmatic children associated with allergic rhinitis were performed nasal provocation test with various allergens which were detected by allergic skin test. The degree of nasal obstruction induced by allergens were measured with Youlten’s Peak Nasal Inspiratory Flow (PNIF) meter and Red top,Trichophyton and Sagebrush were known as causative allergens in case 1, and Chrysanthemum was detected as causative allergen in case 2. The Youlten' s PNIF meter is for diagnosis of nasal allergy and detection of causative allergens.
Key Words: Youlten’s Peak nasal Inspiratory Flow (PNIF) meter, Nasal provocation test, Rynacrom compound.

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