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Latex allergy: clinical features and cross-reactivity with fruits.

Authors
  • Blanco, C
  • Carrillo, T
  • Castillo, R
  • Quiralte, J
  • Cuevas, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of allergy
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1994
Volume
73
Issue
4
Pages
309–314
Identifiers
PMID: 7943998
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In our experience, latex allergy affects middle-aged women in certain professions at increased risk. Our data suggest the existence of a "latex-fruit syndrome," because 52% of our latex allergic patients had allergies to certain fruits.

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