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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients with mustard allergy sensitized to Sin a 2

From: The 11S globulin Sin a 2 from yellow mustard seeds shows IgE cross-reactivity with homologous counterparts from tree nuts and peanut

Patient Nº Sex/age (y) Mustard Symptoms SPT* Other food allergies SPT* Tree nuts/ peanut Symptoms
Mustard Sin a 2 Almond Hazelnut Pistachio Walnut Peanut
GROUP 1 1 F/51 OAS, U, AE, D 221 69 no 16 19 Neg 9 Neg -
  2 M/50 OAS, AE, D 97 52 no Neg Neg Neg 15 Neg -
  3 M/29 OAS, U, RC, D 87 37 r, l, m Neg 30 22 36 29 -
  4 M/36 OAS, U 137 139 r, m 20 10 20 18 17 -
  5 F/54 OAS, U, TT, A, RC, D 101 35 r, k Neg Neg Neg 18 39 -
GROUP 2 6 F/30 OAS,CU,TT, D 119 46 k, n 15 Neg Neg 9 7 OAS
  7 M/30 OAS,U, AE, TT, A, RC, D 103 50 r, n, p Neg Neg 14 Neg Neg OAS
  8 M/30 OAS, U, AE, TT, A, RC 171 83 n 21 14 11 8 17 OAS, RC, A
  9 M/30 OAS, AE, A, RC 169 22 r, k, n, p, m 21 82 35 124 38 OAS, AE, TT
  10 F/31 OAS, AE, CU, TT, A 55 25 r, k, n, p, m 23 57 40 59 64 OAS, AE, TT, RC
  11 M/6 OAS, TT (local) 73 8 k, n Neg 56 Neg 54 Neg AE, U
  1. M/F, male/female; A, asthma; AE, angioedema; CU, contact urticaria; D, digestive symptoms; OAS, oral allergy syndrome; RC, rhinoconjuctivitis; U, urticaria; TT, throat tightness; k, kiwi; l, legumes; m, melon; n, nuts (including almond); p, peanut; r, rosaceae family (excluding almond); Neg, negative (< 0.100 for ELISA and wheal area < 7 mm2 for SPT).
  2. * Skin prick test: wheal area in mm2.
  3. Group 1: Tolerant to tree nuts and peanut.
  4. Group 2: Symptoms with tree nuts and/or peanut.