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Hen egg hair mask-induced food allergy: a case report.
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PMID:  21980802     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 46-year-old woman who treated her hair with a homemade egg-white based mask. After one year of weekly applications, the ingestion of egg triggered rhinitis, choking and systemic urticaria. Though the breakdown of oral tolerance to egg has been reported elsewhere in the literature, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of hair mask-induced allergy.
Authors:
L Antonicelli; M C Braschi; B Cinti
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European annals of allergy and clinical immunology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1764-1489     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101466614     Medline TA:  Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Immuno-Allergic and Respiratory Disease, Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, Italy. l.antonicelli@ospedaliriuniti.marche.it
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