DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.7830 ISSN:

Alpha‐gal syndrome—Food or drug allergy: A case report

Marina Božan, Vesna Vukičević Lazarević, Ivan Marković, Jadranka Morović‐Vergles, Joško Mitrović
  • General Medicine

Key Clinical Message

Alpha‐gal syndrome is an immunoglobulin E‐mediated hypersensitivity characterized by delayed allergic reactions to ingested products containing alpha‐gal carbohydrate. We present a patient with recurrent urticaria and suspected repaglinide hypersensitivity, who was eventually diagnosed with alpha‐gal syndrome, wanting to emphasize possible drug allergy misdiagnosis and required caution with the medication choice.

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