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Enteral histaminosis: Clinical implications.
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PMID:  10442479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is increasing evidence that enteral histaminosis is a major cause of food intolerance resulting from dysfunctional metabolism of endogenous histamine in certain food stuffs. However, this phenomenon has been poorly characterised and, due to the lack of epidemiological data, the existence of this condition has been underestimated, which may lead to incorrect diagnosis. This short commentary highlights a stricter regimen of diagnostic procedure in order to take into account the many causes of food intolerance. The underlying mechanisms ascribed particularly to non-immunologically food reactions require more rigorous research and further work is vital.
U Amon; E Bangha; T Küster; A Menne; I B Vollrath; B F Gibbs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Inflammation research : official journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et al.]     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1023-3830     ISO Abbreviation:  Inflamm. Res.     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-01     Completed Date:  1999-10-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508160     Medline TA:  Inflamm Res     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
PsoriSol Centre for Dermatology and Allergy, Hersbruck, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Protocols
Food Hypersensitivity / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy
Histamine / metabolism*
Intestines / metabolism*
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