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Peanuts: allergic and other untoward reactions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7073024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Serious sequalae to the ingestion of several foods such as egg, fish and milk--and the lack of profound reactions to chocolate--have been well documented. However, no comparable study exists in regard to peanut, which has long been known to be a patent antigen. This article explores the role of peanut with respect to its hazards as an antigen and as a foreign body in the upper respiratory tract, and documents a number of fatal and near-fatal reactions.
Authors:
J H Fries
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of allergy     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0003-4738     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Allergy     Publication Date:  1982 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-21     Completed Date:  1982-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372346     Medline TA:  Ann Allergy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  220-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Allergens
Arachis hypogaea / adverse effects*
Bronchi
Child
Fabaceae / adverse effects
Food Hypersensitivity / immunology*
Foreign Bodies
Humans
Male
Plants, Medicinal
Skin Tests
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Allergens

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