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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;62(6):1409-24. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2015.07.012. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

Clinical Management of Food Allergy.

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1
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Campus Box 7231, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA; Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 2644, Durham, NC 27710, USA.
2
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, 225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
3
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Campus Box 7231, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.
4
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Community Health, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60611, USA. Electronic address: rgupta@northwestern.edu.

Abstract

Food allergies have become a growing public health concern. At present the standard of care focuses on avoidance of trigger foods, education, and treatment of symptoms following accidental ingestions. This article provides a framework for primary care physicians and allergists for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of pediatric food allergy.

KEYWORDS:

Food allergy; Management; Treatment

PMID:
26456440
PMCID:
PMC4960977
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2015.07.012
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