Diagnosis and management of cow's milk protein allergy in Turkey: Region-specific recommendations by an expert-panel.

Guler N., Cokugras F. C. , Sapan N., Selimoglu A., Turktas I., Cokugras H., ...More

Allergologia et immunopathologia, vol.48, no.2, pp.202-210, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2019.05.004
  • Journal Name: Allergologia et immunopathologia
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-210
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the most common type of food-allergy in younger Cow's milk protein children. Prognosis is usually good, with most children developing tolerance before school age. allergy; Children may present with a wide spectrum of symptoms that range from mild to severe; skin Consensus report; reactions such as angioedema and urticaria and gastrointestinal symptoms are the most common Turkey presentations of CMPA. Approximately one-third of CMPA patients suffer from multiple food allergies; severe conditions such as anaphylactic shock (9%), eosinophilic esophagitis (4.7%), and food-protein induced enterocolitis (1%) may also develop in some children. Timely and accurate diagnosis and management is essential for proper growth and development of children with CMPA. In this expert consensus report, we aimed to adapt current understandings in the CMPA field to the specific conditions in Turkey and health system to help physicians with their day-to-day decision making. (C) 2019 SEICAP. Published by Elsevier Espana, S.L.U. All rights reserved.