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Am J Dis Child. 1931;42(1):256-257. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1931.01940130263022.
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At the present time, in view of the interest of the laity in the relationship of diet to disease and the tendency on the part of physicians to include under allergic phenomena an increasing number of clinical manifestations, this monograph is of interest because it deals specifically with the present-day concepts concerning the relationship between nutritional disturbances and allergy. To the pediatrician, it will be chiefly of theoretical interest, as the diseases described are those of adults.

The author discusses the definition of allergy, the inclusion of substances other than protein derivatives as antigens, the mechanics of absorption and production of antigenic substances from food and the röle of the liver and the reticuloendothelial system as important factors in the pathogenesis of "nutritional allergy." The discussion of specific diseases is arranged as follows:

Conditions in which inflammatory and spasmodic manifestations are associated: rhinopathia allergica, hay-fever, migraine, asthma, urticaria, epilepsy and


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