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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Brockow, K; Ring, J 
Title:
Foods as a trigger for anaphylaxis 
Abstract:
Foods are common elicitors of allergic reactions. Whereas the majority of symptoms are mild, fatal reactions do occur. Foods represent the most common elicitor of anaphylaxis treated in emergency departments. Fatal anaphylaxis is caused by food in 1/3 of the cases, especially by peanuts, tree nuts, cows milk, shellfish and fish. Asthma bronchiale is the principal risk factor for a fatal reaction. Whereas a large inter- and intraindividual variability does exist, often minute amounts of food are...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Rev Fr Allergol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
286-292 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0035-2845 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie