Case Report

Wheat Anaphylaxis in an Infant Case


  • Zeynep Şengül Emeksiz
  • İlknur Bostancı
  • Hacer Seymen

Received Date: 20.10.2015 Accepted Date: 11.01.2016 J Pediatr Res 2016;3(3):165-167

Wheat allergy constitutes 18% of all food allergies and it is the most common cereal allergy. Symptoms caused by cereal allergy vary depending on its immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated or non-IgE mediated status and show wide clinical differences. We presented this case to make a reminder of the life threathening anaphylaxis instance caused by cereal intake.

Keywords: Anaphylaxis, wheat allergy, infant

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