[Digestive manifestations of food hypersensitivity in adults].


Food allergy, synonymous with food hypersensitivity (FHS), is defined as an immunologically-mediated adverse reaction to food. Initiation of FHS could result from a break in the immune mucosal barrier with abrogation of oral tolerance. Food hypersensitivity is mostly due to immediate-type reaction involving IgE-dependent mastocytes activation. Changes in… (More)


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@article{Mesnard1991DigestiveMO, title={[Digestive manifestations of food hypersensitivity in adults].}, author={Bruno Mesnard and Pierre Desreumaux and J. F. Colombel}, journal={La Revue de medecine interne}, year={1991}, volume={12 4}, pages={289-94} }