A young child with anaphylaxis to inulin, a common substance in processed, high fiber foods

      Anaphylaxis to inulin, a storage carbohydrate found in the root of many plants, has been reported in adults, however to our knowledge, has not been reported in the pediatric population. This food ingredient is commonly found in Jerusalem artichokes and chicory root along with many high fiber, and “gluten free” processed foods. We report a case of a young child with anaphylaxis to inulin on multiple exposures.
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