Summary of Food allergy
Flashcards on Food allergy
The most common skin manifestation of food allergy is .
Questions on Food allergy
A 5-year-old boy comes to the emergency department with his mother because of a skin rash on his face that is very itchy for 20 minutes. His mother says that within minutes of eating peanut butter, he vomited and developed hives on his face. Physical examination shows hives that appear red, raised, and are localized to his face. His medical history is noncontributory and he is up-to-date on his immunizations. His pulse is 90/min, respirations are 22/min, and blood pressure is 100/65 mm Hg. He does not have stridor on auscultation. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for this patient’s physical findings?