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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We also disagree that the measured tryptase levels support a diagnosis of an anaphylactic rather than an anaphylactoid reaction.
This case illustrates the importance in measuring a tryptase level following perioperative anaphylactoid or anaphylactic reactions.
This was a retrospective analysis of patients referred between June 2000 and February 2007 to the Immunology unit at the John Hunter Hospital for assessment after an anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reaction occurring during a general anaesthetic, as diagnosed by the anaesthetist managing the case.
Acetadote is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity or previous anaphylactoid reactions to acetylcysteine or any components of the preparation.
1] It was first described by Kounis and Zavras in 1991 [2] as the concurrence of an allergic response with an anaphylactoid or anaphylactic reaction and coronary artery spasm or even myocardial infarction.
Symptoms such as urticaria and anaphylactoid reactions do not stem from true allergic reactions as one would expect after ingesting food or other immune-system-provoking substance.
Sometimes it's also called allergic purpura or anaphylactoid purpura.
This may lead to free iron reactions, which are anaphylactoid in nature, but should not be confused with true allergic reactions seen with some IV iron products.
Severe anaphylactoid reactions have been reported in four women receiving intravenous or oral ranitidine during labor (Br.
The 10 other birds likely died of cardiopulmonary collapse and anaphylactoid reactions.
The concurrence of ACS with conditions associated with allergic or hypersensitivity and anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions constitutes the Kounis syndrome (1).
In addition to comparing plasma histamine changes with changes in haemodynamic function, Fahmy (63) measured plasma adrenaline (epinephrine) and noradrenaline (norepinephrine) levels in a patient who had an anaphylactoid reaction to intravenous morphine 0.
While the exact pathophysiology is not known, inflammatory mediators released in the setting of anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions appear to be the primary mechanism leading to allergic angina syndromes.
Reactions to taxanes are clinically similar to type 1 hypersensitivity reactions but are actually believed to be anaphylactoid.