Korean J Dermatol.  1989 Oct;27(5):543-546.

A Case of Contact Urticaria due to Apple, Plum and Peach

Abstract

Contact urticaria designates a local immediate and/or delayed urticaria reaction, with swelling and redness at the sites of contact with certain agents. Fruits are the frequently causative agent for immunologically mediated contact urticaria. We report herein a contact urticaria occurring in a 20-year-old male immediately aftar contact with peach and plum, and after ingestion of plum, peach and apple. Swelling and itching sensation of lips and oral cavity, and tightness of chest were also developed ofter ingestion of plum, peach and apple.

Keyword

Apple; Contact urticaria; Peach; Plum

MeSH Terms

Eating
Fruit
Humans
Lip
Male
Mouth
Prunus persica*
Prunus domestica
Pruritus
Sensation
Thorax
Urticaria*
Young Adult
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