New Findings, Pathophysiology, and Antigen Analysis in Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome

Akiko Yagami; Motohiro Ebisawa


Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019;19(3):218-223. 

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Pollen-food Allergy Syndrome and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

In 2018, Letner et al.[13] reported PFAS as a common allergic comorbidity in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Compared with subjects with EoE alone, those with EoE-PFAS had an increased frequency of allergic rhinitis (86.7 vs. 64.2%, respectively; P < 0.001) and family history of allergies (71.1 vs. 53.3%, respectively; P = 0.003), and constituted a higher proportion of EoE diagnoses made in the spring (χ 2 < 0.001). In adults with EoE, the most common triggers of PFAS are apples (21.1%), carrots (15.5%), and peaches (15.5%).