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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 3 children with ASD and confirmed food allergy

From: 5th Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Meeting (PAAM)

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Referral source ED GP dermatology
Reason for referral Egg anaphylaxis Multiple food refusals Multiple food reactions
Age 3 7 9
Atopic disease Eczema, asthma Eczema, asthma Eczema, asthma, AR
Clinical reactions to food Egg anaphylaxis Milk Milk, egg, kiwi, wheat
Food intake Repeatedly spits out food
Multiple food refusals
Food refusal and aversion to most foods since weaning Multiple food refusals, avoids all fruit and vegetables
Sensitisations (SPT or specific IgE) Egg, peanut, treenuts, salmon, tuna, cod, sesame seed, beef, chicken, banana, broccoli. Egg, peanut, treenuts, cod, wheat, chicken, sesame seed, banana, rice, carrot, pear, soya, Pru P 4 Profilin Peach Wheat, milk, peanut, tree nuts, cod, soya
rPru P 3 LTP Peach
rPru P 4 Profilin Peach
Birch PR-10 rBet v1
Birch Profilin rBet v2
  1. ASD autistic spectrum disorder, ED emergency department, GP general practioner, AR allergic rhinitis, SPT skin prick test