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One of the controversial subjects in clinical allergy concerns the role of unrecognized allergy to foods in causing many diseases of obscure etiology. Illustrative of the controversy is this book, in which the Drs. Rowe, father and son, who have long championed the importance of food allergy, present their ideas. They believe that control of food allergy through use of their elimination diets has been helpful in managing many conditions, including chronic ulcerative colitis, regional enteritis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, obstructive emphysema, nasal congestion, hoarseness, aphonia, otitis media, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, angioneurotic edema, migraine, epilepsy, fatigue and toxemia, conjunctivitis, leukorrhea,
Food Allergy: Its Manifestations and Control and the Elimination Diets; a Compendium. With Important Consideration of Inhalant (Especially Pollen), Drug, and Infectant Allergy.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:627–628. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-4-627_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(4):627-628.
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