Clinical Management of Food Allergy

Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;62(6):1409-24. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2015.07.012. Epub 2015 Sep 7.


Food allergies have become a growing public health concern. At present the standard of care focuses on avoidance of trigger foods, education, and treatment of symptoms following accidental ingestions. This article provides a framework for primary care physicians and allergists for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of pediatric food allergy.

Keywords: Food allergy; Management; Treatment.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Disease Management*
  • Food Hypersensitivity / diet therapy
  • Food Hypersensitivity / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Immunologic Tests
  • Patient Education as Topic