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Pediatric Allergy / Immunology Service

The Food Allergy Clinic opened its doors in April 2004. It is hosted by the Pulmonary/Allergy Division of the Department of Child Health at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The services provided by the Pulmonary/Allergy Division include the evaluation and management of the following conditions:

  • Respiratory Diseases, such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, etc.
  • Repiratory Allergy, including allergic asthma, hay fever, rhinoconjuctivitis and others.
  • Allergic Disorders, such as food allergy, skin allergy, medication allergy.
  • Immunodeficiencies: evaluation of patients with recurrent and frequent infections.
  • Sleep-Disordered Breathing.

More specifically, the Food Allergy Clinic evaluates and manages different disorders associated to reactions to foods, including:

  • Anaphylaxis and other immediate reactions to food ingestion.
  • Delayed food reactions, including abdominal pain, reflux, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea.
  • Eczema. Young children quite frequently have food allergies which worsen their eczema.
  • Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders which are relatively rare conditions manifested by vomiting, chest or abdominal pain and/or diarrhea.
  • And other conditions associated with foods.

We see patients at the Children's Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty Clinic.

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