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Cashew nut allergy is associated with a high risk of anaphylaxis
  1. M Davoren,
  2. J Peake
  1. Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children’s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr J Peake
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children’s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia; j.peakeuq.edu.au

Abstract

Cashew allergy is an evolving clinical problem. A retrospective chart review of 213 children with peanut or tree nut allergy was undertaken over a 42 month period. Anaphylaxis to cashew nut was more common than to peanut (74.1% v 30.5%). Children with cashew allergy are at risk of anaphylaxis.

  • anaphylaxis
  • cashew nut
  • peanut
  • allergy
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