oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - Food allergy presenting as a surgical abdomen in a neonate : case study

Volume 28, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1609-3607



Food allergies, especially of the non-IgE mediated variety, can masquerade as a number of other conditions in the young child. The following case report illustrate how neonate with cow's milk induced enteropathy was misdiagnosed initially as pyloric stenosis and subsequently as sepsis leading to unnecessary diagnostic tests and surgery.

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