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Non-IgE Food Immunological Diseases

  • Brian Patrick Peppers
  • Robert Hostoffer
  • Theodore Sher
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Abstract

Non-IgE food immunological diseases encompass a wide range of illnesses that can involve one of more systems in the body. The gastrointestinal track is the most commonly involved system, but cutaneous and respiratory systems can also be involved. This chapter will primarily be focused on identification, diagnosis, and treatment options for non-IgE food immunological diseases involving the gastrointestinal track directly. Current difficulties in diagnosis and pathophysiology behind non-IgE food immunological diseases will be explored.

Keywords

Non-IgE Non-IgE food allergies Mixed IgE food triggers Non-IgE food immunological diseases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Patrick Peppers
    • 1
  • Robert Hostoffer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Theodore Sher
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Allergy and ImmunologyWVU Medicine Children’sMorgantownUSA
  2. 2.Allergy and Immunology Associates, Inc.Mayfield HeightsUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Timothy Craig
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine and PediatricsPenn State College of MedicineHersheyUSA

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