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Oral allergy syndrome in shrimp and house dust mite allergies

  • Karen Thursday S. Tuano
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    Corresponding author: Karen Thursday S. Tuano, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, 17580 Interstate 45 South, WM 410, The Woodlands, Houston, TX 77384.
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    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Tex
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  • Carla M. Davis
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    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Tex
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      Pollen food allergy syndrome is due to cross-reactivity between plant inhalant and food allergens, causing self-limited oropharyngeal mucosal symptoms. Clinicians should be aware of mite shrimp allergy syndrome with similar symptoms due to cross-reactivity of invertebrate inhalant and food allergens.
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