Anaphylaxis after eating a spoonfull of grains of linseed (Leon et al. 2002 & 2003 ; )
Several episodes of anaphylaxis manifested as intestinal/abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, generalised urticaria, acute dyspnea, pruritis, sneezing, nasal obstruction, general malaise which required emergency treatment. Episodes occurred 2-3min after eating multigrain bread (Lezaun et al 1998 ).
Anaphylactic reaction after one spoonful of linseed oil: ocular pruritis, weeping, strong palmar pruritis, generalised urticaria, nausea and vomiting (Alonso et al 1996 ).
Anaphylaxis in one patient (Strickler et al 1986 ).
Tingling and burning sensation of lips and tongue, swollen tongue and throat, vomiting, conjunctivitis and conjunctival and eyelid oedema, scratch test positive to proteins from flax in one patient, same symptoms and generalised urticaria in another (Black 1930 ).