Chapter 2. The Role of Food Hypersensitivity in Different Disorders

  1. Isabel Skypala BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Allergy Dietitian Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies Honorary Senior Lecturer8,9 and
  2. Carina Venter BSc Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, PhD, RD Senior Allergy Dietitian Senior Research Fellow10
  1. Rosan Meyer B Dietetics, M Nutrition, PhD, RD Paediatric Research Dietitian1,
  2. George Du Toit MBBCh, DCH, FCP, M Med, Dip Allergy, FRCPCH, FAAAAI Consultant in Paediatric Allergy2,
  3. Isabel Skypala BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Allergy Dietitian Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies Honorary Senior Lecturer8,9,
  4. Miranda Lomer PhD, RD Consultant Dietitian in Gastroenterology3,
  5. Donna C. McCann PhD, MA, PGCE Visiting Research Fellow4,
  6. Zoe Connor BSc, RD, MSc Dietitian Freelance Nutrition Consultant,
  7. Sue Luscombe Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Dietitian5,
  8. Susan Thurgood BSc, RD, Cert Nut Med Senior Specialist Dietitian6 and
  9. Anna Carling BSc, PG Dip Allergy, RD Senior Dietitian7

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch2

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

How to Cite

Meyer, R., Du Toit, G., Skypala, I., Lomer, M., McCann, D. C., Connor, Z., Luscombe, S., Thurgood, S. and Carling, A. (2009) The Role of Food Hypersensitivity in Different Disorders, in Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance (eds I. Skypala and C. Venter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK

  2. 9

    Imperial College London, UK

  3. 10

    David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College London, UK

  2. 2

    Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, UK

  3. 3

    Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, UK

  4. 4

    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK

  5. 5

    Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, UK

  6. 6

    Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital, UK

  7. 7

    Royal United Hospital, Bath NHS Trust, UK

  8. 8

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK

  9. 9

    Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170369

Online ISBN: 9781444312119

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Keywords:

  • food-related urticaria and angio-oedema occurring within minutes of exposure;
  • atopic eczema, common skin manifestation of atopic disorders;
  • risk of IgE-mediated food sensitisation, increasing with severity of eczema;
  • eczema in young, affecting extensor surfaces;
  • epidermal-barrier dysfunction - prerequisite for development of atopic dermatitis;
  • infants with eczema, having high prevalence of food allergy;
  • chronic prutitic papulovesicular cutaneous manifestation, associating with gluten-sensitive enteropathy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in skin disorders

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in respiratory disorders

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in gastrointestinal disorders

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in behavioural disorders

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in neurological disorders

  • The role of food hypersensitivity in musculoskeletal disorders