Nonceliac Wheat Sensitivity in the Context of Multiple Food Hypersensitivity: New Data From Confocal Endomicroscopy. Carroccio A. , D’Alcamo A, Mansueto P. Gastroenterology Published Online: January 24, 2015
We enjoyed reading the article by Fritscher-Ravens et al who showed, by confocal endomicroscopy, that candidate food antigens caused immediate duodenal mucosa damage in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients with a prolonged clinical history of symptoms after meals.
Their in vivo data add evidence to the relationship between IBS and food allergy and seem to reinforce our hypothesis that a percentage of “nonceliac wheat sensitive” (NCWS)–patients with an IBS-like clinical presentation could suffer from non–immunoglobulin E-mediated wheat allergy. Leggi l’articolo