Milk allergies and other food allergies in children

B. K. Wershil, W. A. Walker

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Immunologically mediated adverse reactions to milk and other ingested food antigens are more common in pediatric patients than adults. The study of food allergy in children has provided insights into the normal defense mechanisms of the gastrointestinal tract. The pathophysiology of food allergy in pediatric patients, as well as its clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-504
Number of pages20
JournalImmunology and Allergy Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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