Oral Allergy Syndrome: Rethinking Concepts

  • Jorge Sánchez
  • Ricardo Cardona
Part of the Updates in Clinical Dermatology book series (UCD)


This chapter reviews current concepts in our understanding of oral allergy syndrome. As allergen-detecting technology has improved, a much more accurate profiling of individuals with food allergy is now possible to achieve, resulting in more precise diagnosis and leading to the question whether the term “oral allergy syndrome” is still valid.


Atopy Angioedema Allergy Challenge Food Pollen grain Oral Urticaria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge Sánchez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ricardo Cardona
    • 1
  1. 1.Group of Clinical and Experimental Allergy (GACE), IPS Universitaria, University of AntioquiaMedellínColombia
  2. 2.Foundation for the Development of Medical and Biological Sciences (FUNDEMEB)CartagenaColombia

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