Patient develops peanut allergy after lung transplant
from Specialty Medical Dialogues
A case report published in the journal
reports the case of a 53-year-old woman who developed a severe allergic reaction to peanuts after lung transplantation. Surprisingly, the allergy was acquired from the donor who had supplied the woman with a transplanted lung. The patient had no history of allergies to peanuts or other nuts before her transplant.
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