Food allergy preceded by contact urticaria due to the same food: Involvement of epicutaneous sensitization in food allergy

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Inomata, Naoko; Nagashima, Mayumi; Hakuta, Amiko; Aihara, Michiko;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Allergology International,volume 64,issue 1,pages73-78 (issn: 1323-8930)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.alit.2014.08.005
  • Subject: Epicutaneous sensitization | Skin barrier | RC581-607 | Atopic dermatitis | Immunology and Allergy | Anaphylaxis | Immunologic diseases. Allergy | Food allergy
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Background: There have recently been reports suggesting that sensitization to food allergens may occur outside the intestinal tract, especially through the skin. To clarify the role of epicutaneous sensitization in food allergy, we investigated the clinical characterist... View more
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