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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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DAZA, Wilson; DADAN, Silvana  and  URIBE, María Carolina. Two Case Reports of Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2013, vol.28, n.3, pp.240-245. ISSN 0120-9957.

Two case reports of patients with neonatal enterocolitis present the topic of Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES). FPIES is a type of food allergy which is not mediated by IgE and which has a severe presentation. Its incidence and prevalence are unknown. Clinical suspicion, diagnosis, and timely management are important in light of likely development of severe complications which can even lead to death

Keywords : Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES); oral challenge; skin prick test; food allergy; cow's milk protein allergy; introduction of solid food; breast feeding.

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