Recurrent Loss of Consciousness

  • Hossein EsmaeilzadehEmail author

Practical Points

  • Exercise-induced anaphylaxis is defined as an anaphylactic attack during exercise or within a few hour after ingesting of specific food

  • Food or exercise alone cannot produce an anaphylactic reaction

  • Wheat is the most common allergen in exercise-induced anaphylaxis


Exercise-induced anaphylaxis Oral food challenge Wheat 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Allergy Research Center, Namazi HospitalShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran

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