oral allergy syndrome


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oral allergy syndrome

A form of contact dermatitis of the lips, tongue, or other tissues of the mouth, usually triggered by exposure to fresh fruits or vegetables.
Synonym: pollen-food allergy syndrome
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In oral allergy syndrome, symptoms may be heightened during pollen season.
9%), oral allergy syndrome (14,1%) and nasal symptoms (11.
Common clinical symptoms of oral allergy syndrome exclude (choose one):
Skin prick tests are highly sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of oral allergy syndrome.
The oral allergy syndrome consists of symptoms confined exclusively to the oropharynx and is most commonly reported in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis after the ingestion of one of a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables (Ortolani et al.
Comparison of results of skin prick test (with fresh foods and commercial food extracts) and RAST in 100 patients with oral allergy syndrome.
Foods important in the oral allergy syndrome include the summer fruits melons, kiwi, peach, mango, bananas and plums.
The allergenicity profile should be comparable with what exists in the human response to different allergens, for example, anaphylactic episodes induced by peanut allergens or oral/pharyngeal symptoms elicited by fruit and vegetable allergens in the oral allergy syndrome.