Coconut Allergy Revisited

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Katherine Anagnostou (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Children, volume 4, issue 10 (issn: 2227-9067, eissn: 2227-9067)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5664015, doi: 10.3390/children4100085
  • Subject: allergic reaction | RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | coconut allergy | skin prick tests | Case Report | anaphylaxis | food allergy
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Despite concerns voiced often by food-allergic patients, allergy to coconut is rare, not directly associated with nut allergy and few cases are reported so far in the literature. We present an interesting case of coconut allergy in a child that was previously tolerant t... View more
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