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Allergy to extensively hydrolyzed cow milk proteins in infants: identification and treatment with an amino acid-based formula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9403657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on 13 infants allergic to extensively hydrolyzed protein formulas (EHFs) who were first seen with chronic digestive symptoms. Feeding with an amino acid-based formula decreased symptoms and improved weight gain. A challenge with EHF produced positive results in all these infants. Allergy to EHF must be considered in patients who are allergic to cow milk and have persisting symptoms on an EHF diet.
D de Boissieu; P Matarazzo; C Dupont
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  131     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-08     Completed Date:  1998-01-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  744-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Gastroenterology Unit, Hôpital Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acids / therapeutic use*
Food, Formulated / adverse effects*
Infant, Newborn
Milk / adverse effects*
Milk Hypersensitivity / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids
Comment In:
J Pediatr. 1997 Nov;131(5):658-60   [PMID:  9403641 ]

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