Le manifestazioni gastroenteriche del bambino con allergia alimentare.

Translated title of the contribution: [Gastrointestinal signs and symptoms of allergic diseases in children].

M. Corvo, D. Ghiglioni, L. Gemellaro, T. Sarratud, A. Fiocchi

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Abstract

Gastrointestinal food allergies are a spectrum of disorders that result from adverse immune responses to dietary antigens. The disorders include immediate gastrointestinal hypersensitivity, allergic eosinophilic esophagitis, gastritis, gastroenterocolitis, proctitis, dietary protein enterocolitis, enteropathy and celiac disease. Additional disorders sometimes attributed to food allergy include colic, gastroesophageal reflux and constipation. The pediatrician faces several challenges in dealing with these disorders because diagnosis requires differentiating allergic disorders from many other causes of similar symptoms and therapy requires identification of causal foods, application of therapeutic diets and/or medications and monitoring for resolution of these disorders.

Translated title of the contribution[Gastrointestinal signs and symptoms of allergic diseases in children].
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)153-159
Number of pages7
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Volume31
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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