Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of food protein-induced gastrointestinal diseases.

  title={Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of food protein-induced gastrointestinal diseases.},
  author={Ralf Heine},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={4 3},
  • Ralf Heine
  • Published 2004 in
    Current opinion in allergy and clinical…
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Although our general understanding of food hypersensitivity has improved in recent years, gastrointestinal food protein-induced diseases still pose diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. RECENT FINDINGS Food allergy in children and adults may involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Clinical presentations include protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, enteropathy and proctocolitis, as well as eosinophilic gastroenteritis and related disorders. For many of these… CONTINUE READING
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