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September 1937

Clinical Allergy Due to Foods, Inhalants, Contactants, Fungi, Bacteria and Other Causes: Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;36(3):680. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01480030207026

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Abstract

This book is more comprehensive than the author's previous work on food allergy. It embraces the entire field of clinical allergy due to foods, inhalants, contact substances, drugs, physical agents and bacteria. Symptoms and diseases of almost every part of the body, including the skin, the respiratory system, the eyes, the gastro-intestinal tract, the joints, the genito-urinary system and the nervous system, are considered from the standpoint of allergic manifestations.

Throughout the volume the author stresses the importance of food allergy in the production of symptoms. He finds "elimination diets" much more practical and satisfactory than cutaneous tests in the diagnosis of food allergies. He goes into detail in describing the ``elmination diets" that he has developed and includes menus for adults and children of various ages in chapter 4; other menus for diets of various types are included in the appendix. Detailed directions for the proper preparation of foods

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