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Case Series of 5 Patients with Anaphylaxis to Hemp Seed Ingestion

      Hemp, (C. sativa) is an annual herbaceous weed of the family Cannabinaceae that produces flowers, leaves and seeds. Hemp seeds are added to cereals, granola, and pressed to produce oil. Leaves of C. sativa are known for their psychoactive effects due to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Hemp seed contains negligible THC content. There are very few reports on hemp seed allergy. We aim to present the clinical features and the diagnostic approach in 5 patients with anaphylaxis to hemp seed.
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