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    Journal of investigational…
    2005

Anaphylaxis caused by cauliflower.

@article{Hernndez2005AnaphylaxisCB,
  title={Anaphylaxis caused by cauliflower.},
  author={Eduardo Rosas Hern{\'a}ndez and Santiago Quirce and Mayte Villalba and Javier Gutierrez Cuesta and Joaqu{\'i}n Sastre},
  journal={Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          158-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cauliflower is a vegetable belonging to the family Cruciferae, genus Brassica, var. Botrytis. METHODS We report the case of a 70 year-old man who suffered an acute episode consisting of oropharyngeal itching, facial and hand swelling, dyspnea and severe bronchospasm within a few minutes after eating vegetable paella containing cauliflower, green beans, red and green pepper. Due to the severity of the reaction he needed treatment in the emergency room. RESULTS Skin prick tests… CONTINUE READING

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