The Blood Type Diet Archives Volume 3
Study on Skin Rashes relating to Food Allergies
Posted By: Ramona
In Response To: PSORIASIS (STEVE)
Although this study is specifically dealing with children, perhaps it generalizes to adults in some ways.
SKIN RASHES LINKED TO FOOD ALLERGIES IN KIDS
MONTREAL, QC -- The prevalence of food allergy in kids with skin rashes seems to be considerably higher than in the general population, according to a study published in journal Pediatrics Electronic Pages. Based on their findings, the researchers recommend that physicians evaluate kids with skin rashes for possible food allergies.
Studies have shown that atopic dermatitis (AD), a form of eczema, is a chronic and relapsing inflammatory skin disorder that usually begins in
The children in the current study were selected from a group of children six months to 20 years with a history of a persistent eczematous rash in
Patients were assigned an AD symptom score and were screened for food-specific serum IgE antibodies to six which are known to be the most
Kids who met one of the following criteria for at least one food were considered allergic: reaction on food challenge; CAP value more than the 95
Of the 41 children with positive specific IgE values, 31 were evaluated further, 19 underwent a total of 50 food challenges, with 11 kids
The results found that about one third of the children in the study (37 percent) had clinically significant IgE-mediated food hypersensitivity
SOURCE: MD NewsAlert
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STEVE -- Saturday, 14 March 1998, at 10:40 a.m.
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