Role of food allergy in serous otitis media.

  title={Role of food allergy in serous otitis media.},
  author={T M Nsouli and Saleh M. Nsouli and Raimonds Linde and Frank O'Mara and R T Scanlon and Joseph A. Bellanti},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  volume={73 3},
BACKGROUND The relationship between IgE-mediated hypersensitivity and recurrent serous otitis media has not been completely established. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to examine the prevalence of food allergy in patients with recurrent serous otitis media. METHODS A total of 104 unselected patients (age range 1.5 to 9 years, mean 4.6 years) with recurrent serous otitis media were evaluated for food allergy by means of skin prick testing, specific IgE tests, and food… CONTINUE READING