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Clinical manifestations of food allergy: the old and the new.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16292079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Food allergies are increasing in incidence, and the variety of triggering antigens is widening. There is also an increased recognition of the breadth of immunologically mediated responses to dietary antigens; the area of non-IgE-mediated food allergy is belatedly acquiring scientific respectability, aided by improved clinical recognition and basic scientific studies. The role of mucosal mast cells and eosinophils in intestinal allergic responses is now better recognized, and conditions such as eosinophilic oesophagitis are more prevalent than previously thought. However, the diagnostic difficulties of non-IgE-mediated allergies remain challenging.
Authors:
Simon H Murch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0954-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-18     Completed Date:  2006-06-29     Revised Date:  2009-10-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000874     Medline TA:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1287-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, UK. s.murch@warwick.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Digestive System Diseases / etiology*,  immunology
Food Hypersensitivity / complications*,  diagnosis,  immunology
Humans
Irritable Bowel Syndrome / etiology,  immunology

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