anaphylaxis

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hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance

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But he said he was aware of only one other death in the UK due to an anaphylactic reaction to hair dye.
Life-threatening anaphylactic reactions, presenting as respiratory distress, hypoxia, hypotension, urticaria and/or angioedema of throat or tongue have occurred in some patients during and up to 24 hours after ELAPRASE.
The drug of choice for the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction is intramuscular adrenaline, with other drugs given as adjuctive therapy.
Worryingly, UK hospital admissions for food allergies have increased by 500% since 1990, and nearly one in five (4,070) of admissions for allergy in the first period of 2014 were for anaphylactic reactions.
Most allergic reactions are IgE-mediated anaphylactic reactions.
Nicole, 19, has been rushed to hospital more than 100 times in three years after suffering life-threatening anaphylactic reactions to food and everyday items.
She recorded anaphylactic reaction of unknown cause as the cause of death.
Can cause anaphylactic reaction to previous hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine.
This case report is presented in order to illustrate the possibility of more than one fungal infection in an immuncompromised patient in spite of antifungal therapy and documenty a successful L-AmB challenge and possible desensitization in a patient with SAA who had a prior anaphylactic reaction associated with L-AmB.
Those experiencing an anaphylactic reaction may feel unwell or dizzy or may faint because of a sudden drop in blood pressure.
Dr Adam Fox, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, said: "Having an anaphylactic reaction can be a frightening experience and be potentially life threatening for the patient.
Howard, 70, was admitted to hospital in Sydney on Friday after suffering an anaphylactic reaction during routine dental treatment, the news agency said, quoting a leading opposition frontbencher, according to Reuters.
A pathologist confirmed she had died of a 'massive' anaphylactic reaction.
However, on two occasions, he developed an anaphylactic reaction (urticaria, angioedema, wheezing, and dyspnea) when he engaged in strenuous exercise after drinking milk.
In general, mast cell-mediated anaphylactic reaction is elicited by various stimulators including compound 48/80, concanavalin A and anti-[IgE.