Only few population-based data exist on the association of food hypersensitivity reactions and atopic diseases. The objective of this study was to evaluate the dependence between the occurrence of food hypersensitivity reactions and other atopic diseases and parameters. Complete dermatological
and allergological examination was performed. Statistical evaluation of the relations between the occurrence of food hypersensitivity reactions and the occurrence of asthma bronchiale, rhinitis, duration of atopic dermatitis, family history and onset of atopic dermatitis was performed. Two
hundred and thirty-five patients were examined – 75 men and 160 women, average age 26.2 years (SD = 9.5). Patients suffering from food hypersensitivity reactions, in general, suffer significantly more often from rhinitis and from persistent eczematic lesions; the dependence was confirmed
in patients with hypersensitivity reactions to nuts, kiwi, fishes and apple. Atopic march was confirmed in patients suffering from atopic dermatitis and from food hypersensitivity reactions.
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