A case of wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis.
Ann Dermatol. 2009 Nov ;21(4):447-9. Epub 2009 Nov 30. PMID: 20523846
Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
Foods are recognized as a common cause of urticaria; however, the role of food is considered to be more important in acute not chronic urticaria. Wheat is a basic ingredient found in many common foods. Food allergy to wheat is primarily described in children in the form of atopic dermatitis. It is rare in adults; where it is mainly reported in exercise-induced anaphylaxis. We report a case of wheat dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis that occurred in a 54-year-old Korean woman.