Food Allergy and Asthma

  • J. Bousquet
  • F. B. Michel
Conference paper


Food allergy has always been a difficult problem, especially in asthma, where some investigators deny its existence while others tend to overestimate its role. The difficulties stem not only from the concept that ingested allergens may not be able to trigger mast cells present in the airways but also from the diagnosis of food allergy, which is often less than accurate [5].


Atopic Dermatitis Food Allergy Birch Pollen Food Challenge Positive Skin Test 
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  • F. B. Michel

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