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CASE REPORT
Anaphylaxis secondary to Parietaria judaica (wall pellitory)
  1. Chiara Vella,
  2. Patrick Sammut
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
  1. Correspondence to Dr Chiara Vella, vella.chiara{at}gmail.com

Summary

Aeroallergens are an unusual cause of anaphylaxis with sparse reports in the literature. We describe a case of suspected anaphylaxis to Parietaria judaica pollen and the difficulties encountered in confirming this diagnosis.

  • paediatrics
  • allergy
  • asthma

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Footnotes

  • Contributors Both authors were involved in treatment and management of the patient in question; drafting of the case report and critically revising it; the decision of the final version to be submitted for publication and accountable for the accuracy and integrity of any part of the work.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained from guardian.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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