Sesame seed and sesame seed oil contain masked allergens of growing importance.

@article{Kanny1996SesameSA,
  title={Sesame seed and sesame seed oil contain masked allergens of growing importance.},
  author={Gis{\'e}le Kanny and C de Hauteclocque and Denise Anne Moneret-Vautrin},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1996},
  volume={51 12},
  pages={952-7}
}
Sesame seed and sesame seed oil have been thought of as rare causes of food allergy, representing less than 1% of all food allergy cases. We now report nine cases of IgE-dependent allergy to sesame seed and/or sesame seed oil, six of which were diagnosed in 1995 alone. Our skin test results draw attention to the poor quality of a commercial sesame seed extract and the good sensitivity of skin prick tests made with a freshly prepared sesame seed flour extract. The diagnosis of this food allergy… CONTINUE READING

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