Wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis.

  title={Wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis.},
  author={Katharina Anne Scherf and K Brockow and Tilo Biedermann and Peter Koehler and Herbert Wieser},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  volume={46 1},
Wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis (WDEIA) is a rare, but potentially severe food allergy exclusively occurring when wheat ingestion is accompanied by augmenting cofactors. It is clinically characterized by anaphylactic reactions ranging from urticaria and angioedema to dyspnoea, hypotension, collapse, and shock. WDEIA usually develops after ingestion of wheat products followed by physical exercise. Other cofactors are acetylsalicylic acid and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory… CONTINUE READING