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Extensive Rash and Swollen Eyelids Following Eating Peanut Cookie

  • Nima RezaeiEmail author
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Practical Points

  • Food allergy and anaphylaxis are examples of type I hypersensitivity, also known as immediate hypersensitivity

  • Peanut allergy seems to be the most common food allergy

  • Food-induced anaphylaxis seems to be the most common reason for anaphylaxis in children

Keywords

Type I hypersensitivity Peanut allergy Food-induced anaphylaxis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Research Center for Immunodeficiencies (RCID), Children’s Medical CenterTehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)TehranIran
  2. 2.Network of Immunity in Infection, Malignancy and Autoimmunity (NIIMA)Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)TehranIran

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