John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Lobonemoides robustus (jellyfish) anaphylaxis without poly-γ-glutamic acid sensitization Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018


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Department of Pediatrics, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8505, Japan

We read with great interest the two articles entitled “Anaphylactic shock after the ingestion of jellyfish without a history of jellyfish contact or sting” [1] and “Anaphylaxis caused by ingestion of jellyfish” [2] published in this journal. The former case of anaphylaxis occurred after Cephea cephea ingestion without any history of jellyfish sting [1], and the latter occurred after Rhopilema esculentum ingestion, following sensitization through the skin by jellyfish stings [2]. Oral jellyfish challenge [...]