Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome caused by solid food proteins.

@article{NowakWgrzyn2003FoodPE,
  title={Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome caused by solid food proteins.},
  author={Anna H Nowak-Węgrzyn and Hugh A Sampson and Robert B. Wood and Scott H. Sicherer},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 4 Pt 1},
  pages={829-35}
}
BACKGROUND Infantile food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a severe, cell-mediated gastrointestinal food hypersensitivity typically provoked by cow's milk or soy. Solid foods are rarely considered a cause. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics and natural history of FPIES provoked by solid foods. METHODS Patients with FPIES induced by solid foods were identified and their clinical course compared with a control group with FPIES caused by cow's milk and/or soy… CONTINUE READING
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