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New onset egg allergy in an adult.

Abstract
We report newly presenting systemic and local allergic reactions to egg in a 55-year-old woman. The patient did not have a history of egg allergy in childhood or occupational exposure to egg proteins; nor did she report any disease that is known to be related to food allergy. A skin prick test with commercial extracts, prick-to-prick test, CAP radioallergosorbent assay, and a double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge test were used to prove egg allergy. Because egg allergy mainly affects children and symptoms frequently disappear with age, the late onset in this patient is rare.
AuthorsM Unsel, A Z Sin, O Ardeniz, N Erdem, R Ersoy, O Gulbahar, N Mete, A Kokuludağ
JournalJournal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology (J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol) Vol. 17 Issue 1 Pg. 55-8 ( 2007) ISSN: 1018-9068 [Print] Spain
PMID17323866 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Clinical Trial, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Immunoglobulin E
Topics
  • Egg Hypersensitivity (blood, diagnosis, immunology)
  • Egg White (adverse effects)
  • Egg Yolk (adverse effects)
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin E (blood, immunology)
  • Middle Aged
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Skin Tests

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