|Multiple food allergy.|
|PMID: 1173207 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE|
|This paper is devoted to a study of multiple food allergy, here defined as sensitivity to three or more foods. The purpose of the study is to report findings obtained from a study of 250 private patients and to show what type of persons develop this condition, how it affects them, and what their common allergens are. It was found that multiple food allergy occurs in both sexes and at all ages but is more common in boys than in girls and more common in women then in men. The clinical manifestations were much like those caused by the more familiar inhalant allergy but with a much more widespread constitutional disturbance. The great majority of patients (86%) also reacted to such air-borne allergens as molds, pollens, house dust, and animal epithelials. This indicates that food allergy and inhalant allergy are fundamentally the same phenomenon. The common food allergens were such everyday foods as milk, chocolate, corn, egg, tomato, peanut, and citrus fruits.|
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|Type: Journal Article|
|Title: Annals of allergy Volume: 34 ISSN: 0003-4738 ISO Abbreviation: Ann Allergy Publication Date: 1975 Feb|
|Created Date: 1975-06-18 Completed Date: 1975-06-18 Revised Date: 2005-11-17|
Medline Journal Info:
|Nlm Unique ID: 0372346 Medline TA: Ann Allergy Country: UNITED STATES|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 71-6 Citation Subset: IM|
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Asthma / etiology
Drug Hypersensitivity / immunology
Food Hypersensitivity / complications, diagnosis, immunology*
Milk / immunology
Respiratory Hypersensitivity / immunology
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal / etiology
Urticaria / etiology
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