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A case report of anaphylaxis to Physalis alkekengi fruit: The culprit is in the seeds!

C. Gallen, E. Brunet, J.-p. Borges, F. Rancé, A. Barre, P. Rougé

Publication date: November 2018

Source: Revue Française d'Allergologie, Volume 58, Issue 7

Author(s): C. Gallen, E. Brunet, J.-P. Borges, F. Rancé, A. Barre, P. Rougé


The first documented case report of Japanese lantern fruit (Physalis alkekengi) anaphylaxis caused by a hidden seed cupin allergen, associated with cross-reactivity with the broad bean (Vicia faba) cupin allergen.


Un cas clinique documenté d’anaphylaxie au fruit du Physalis alkekengi dû à des cupines, allergènes cachés des graines, associé à une réactivité croisée avec les allergènes cupines des graines de fève (Vicia faba).

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