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Document type:
Case Reports; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Andres, C; Chen, WC; Ollert, M; Mempel, M; Darsow, U; Ring, J 
Title:
Anaphylactic reaction to camomile tea. 
Abstract:
A type-IV-allergic reaction to German camomile (Matricaria chamomilla) in a form of allergic contact dermatitis is not unusual. However, only a few cases of anaphylactic reaction to camomile have been described in the literature.We present the case of a 38-year-old Caucasian man who developed an episode of severe anaphylaxis with generalized urticaria, angioedema and severe dyspnoea one hour after consuming camomile tea. Laboratory examination demonstrated a total serum IgE of 123 kU/l with spec...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Allergol Int 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
58 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
135-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1323-8930 
TUM Institution:
Molekulare Allergologie (Prof. Schmidt-Weber)