Food Allergy in Adults: Presentations, Evaluation, and Treatment

Mahboobeh Mahdavinia
Medical Clinics of North America 2020, 104 (1): 145-155
Food allergy presents in all ages and has a significant impact on an individual's quality of life. Some of the food allergies that start in childhood remain into adulthood and new-onset allergies can occur at any point of life. Health care providers caring for adult patients should be aware of various food allergy presentations and syndromes. In this article, the authors cover recent literature on food allergies in adults and discuss the epidemiology of adult food allergy as well as common clinical scenarios and presentations of various types of food allergies.

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