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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of mulberry allergy cases

From: Allergic reactions to genus Morus plants: a review

AuthorsSensitivitiesMorus type sensitivitySymptoms after mulberry contact
Zanforlin [5]House dust mites
Cat epithelium
Broussonetia papyrifera (China mulberry pollen)Persistent rhinitis
Seasonal asthma
Navarro [7]Alnus
Olea
Salsola
Chenopodium
Plantago
Apple
Peach
Cherry
Morus alba pollen
Morus alba leaf
Morus alba fruit
Rhinitis
Asthma (mulberry leaf)
Oral Allergy Syndrome (Rosaceae family)
Anaphylactic reaction (mulberry fruit)
Choi [8]Alder
Birch
Hazel
Oak
House dust mites
Cat epithelium
Dog epithelium
Mulberry fruit (not specified)Rhinoconjunctivitis
Atopic dermatitis
Urticaria, chest tightness, breathing difficulty, oral swelling, nasal obstruction (mulberry fruit)
Caiaffa [9]
Case 1
Case 2
Grass
Olive tree
Birch
Parietaria
Hazel
Dermatophagoides farinae
Fig
Hazelnut
Peanut
Bean
Pea
Soybean
Maize
Apple
Peach
Cherry
Melon
Tomato
Potato
Carrot
Celery
House dust mites
Parietaria
Olive tree
Peanut
Bean
Apple
Cherry
Plum
Strawbwrry
Orange
Fig
Morus alba fruit
Morus alba pollen
Morus alba fruit
Asthma, rhinitis
Lip and oropharyngeal angioedema, pruritus (mulberry)
Shortness of breath, lip, tongue and oropharyngeal swelling, pruritus (fig)
Perennial rhinitis
Urticaria, generalized pruritus, abdominal pain (mulberry, fig)
Wüthrich [10]Birch
Hazel
Beech
Grass mix
Mugworth pollen
Apple
Peach
Celery
Artocarpus integrifolia (jackfruit)Seasonal rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma
Oral allergy syndrome
Bolhaar [11]
2 Cases
Birch
Grass
Apple
Hazelnut
Peach
Peanut
Artocarpus integrifolia (jackfruit)Rhinoconjunctivitis
Oral allergy syndrome, dyspnea, hoarseness (case 1)
Oral allergy syndrome, abdominal cramps (case 2)
Munoz [12]Grass
House dust mite
Olive tree
Morus alba pollenRhinoconjunctivitis, asthma
Erythema and edema of the hands and neck, lips and eyelids angioedema, rhinitis and dyspnea (mulberry)