Last reviewed: June 2018
Last updated: May  2018

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Oral allergy syndrome
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Food protein-induced proctocolitis
  • Coeliac disease
  • Lactose intolerance

Uncommon

  • Food-induced anaphylaxis
  • Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Food protein-induced enterocolitis
  • Congenital sucrase isomaltase deficiency
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG) reactions
  • Tyramine reactions
  • Sulphite sensitivity
  • Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (alpha-gal) allergy (tick borne)

Contributors

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Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Allergy and Immunology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas

TX

Disclosures

JAB is on the speakers' bureau for Abbott Nutrition, Aimmune Therapeutics, DBV Technologies, and Nutricia North America. He sits on the Global Advisory Board for Aimmune Therapeutics and on the Clinical Advisory Board Executive Committee for Food Allergy Research and Education. He has received research support from Aimmune Therapeutics, DBV Technologies, the Foundation of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and Nestle Health Sciences. He has received consulting fees from Wedbush Consulting and travel support from Aimmune Therapeutics and DBV Technologies.

A. Wesley Burks

Curnen Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Pediatrics

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill

NC

Disclosures

AWB is an author of a number of references cited in this monograph. AWB has received grant funding from the NIH and FAAN, and he is a board member of FARE, NIH AITC Review Panel, NIH HAI Study Section, and World Allergy Organization; and he is a consultant for Adept Field Solutions, Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc., Dow AgroSciences, Inc., Genetech, GLG Research, Inc., Insys Therapeutics, Merck, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., SRA International, Stallergenes, Sanofi US Services, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC. AWB is an independent contractor for PPD Development, LP; he has received a royalty payment from the American Society for Microbiology; and he is a minor stockholder for Allertein.

Pediatric Immunology Post-Doctoral Fellow

Division of Allergy and Immunology

Department of Pediatrics

Duke University

Durham

NC

Disclosures

AC declares that she has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit

Carmel Medical Center

Haifa

Israel

Disclosures

AL declares that he has no competing interests.

Professor of Allergology

Head of Section of Allergology

Department of Internal Medicine

Erasmus Medical Center

Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Disclosures

RGvW declares that he has no competing interests.

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