Volume 1, Issue 1 (1-2013)                   J. Pediatr. Rev 2013, 1(1): 53-55 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Immunology and Allergy,Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mhbemanian@yahoo.com
2- Department of Immunology and Allergy,Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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ABSTRACT Food allergy is estimated about 8% in children. The relationship between food and manifestation of allergy symptoms and its confirmation for accurate diagnosis is very important. Allergic rhinitis is a common disease with a prevalence of 40% among different societies. The prevalence of food-induced allergic rhinitis appears to be less than 1 percent. Food reactions often lead to rhinitis symptoms at a no immunologic nature. Although the role of food and fruits in developing allergic rhinitis is not clearly identified, in a very small percentage of patients, rhinitis is the clinical manifestation of food allergy.
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Type of Study: Narrative Review |
Received: 2013/02/12 | Accepted: 2013/08/17 | Published: 2013/08/17

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