Identification of Dioscorea Batatas (Sanyak) Allergen as an Inhalant and Oral Allergen

  title={Identification of Dioscorea Batatas (Sanyak) Allergen as an Inhalant and Oral Allergen},
  author={Gyu Young Hur and H J Park and Hyoun Ah Kim and Young Min Ye and Hae Sim Park},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
Dioscorea batatas is widely used in Asia as a herbal medicine or food product with potential health benefits. There have been several reports of occupational asthma caused by inhalation of D. batatas dust. However, there has been no report of systemic allergic reactions after oral administration of D. batatas. Two patients with D. batatas allergy were enrolled. One had experienced severe urticaria and angioedema after indigestion, and the other had been exposed to D. batatas dust and was… CONTINUE READING


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