Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2019; 23 (18): 8084-8086

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_201909_19025

Celiac disease in the context of airborne allergen-associated chronic vulvo-vaginitis

D.S. Theodoropoulos, L.E. Kelly, C.K. Stockdale

Allergy Associates of La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA. dsth8@yahoo.com


We present a woman with a three-year history of severe chronic urticaria and recurrent vulvo-vaginal Candidiasis in the setting of seasonal allergic rhinitis. Her past medical history was significant only for Bell’s palsy in her childhood. Her review of systems was otherwise negative (specifically: no history of diarrhea, weight loss, malabsorption, anemia, nor eczema). Extensive testing revealed seasonal sensitivities to outdoor allergens and celiac disease. Repeating the evaluation six months after initiating a wheat-free diet, her vulvo-vaginal symptoms resolved.

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D.S. Theodoropoulos, L.E. Kelly, C.K. Stockdale
Celiac disease in the context of airborne allergen-associated chronic vulvo-vaginitis

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2019
Vol. 23 - N. 18
Pages: 8084-8086
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_201909_19025