Nevertheless, differential diagnosis with drug or latex induced anaphylactic
shock, hypovolemic shock, acute myocardial infarction, carcinoid syndrome and tension pneumothorax in a patient under mechanical ventilation should also be considered.
A large amount of secretions filled in the endotracheal tube and this led to the diagnosis of a developing anaphylactic
Ammaria Johnson, a 7-year-old student in Va., was given a peanut by a classmate and almost immediately reached anaphylactic
* Be aware of the potential for an anaphylactic
reaction to chlorhexidine.
* Can cause anaphylactic
reaction to previous hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine.
I told the director to phone an ambulance because I knew it was anaphylactic
The rise in mast cell tryptase to 67 ng/ml at four hours suggests that the peak level (usually at about one to two hours) may have been well over 100 ng/ml, three to four times the subsequent baseline level of 30 ng/ml and would support a diagnosis of an anaphylactic
rather than an anaphylactoid reaction.
She said: "If I have an anaphylactic
attack, I take my adrenaline and I have 20 minutes to get to the hospital.
Quorn, a fungus-based "health food," causes anaphylactic
reactions, hives, and vomiting.
North west Wales coroner Dewi Pritchard Jones, accepted a pathologist report she most probably suffered anaphylactic
shock after being bitten.
Symptoms of an anaphylactic
reaction include constriction of airways (which can cause difficulty in breathing), dizziness, fainting, hives, itching and nausea.
In Florida, a new law gives severely allergic children the right to carry and self-administer epinephrine in the event of an anaphylactic
However, few anaphylactic
and allergic reactions have occurred in patients mainly of Japanese descent.
At least 40 people die every year in the United States from severe anaphylactic
reactions triggered by the stings of yellow jackets, wasps, bees, hornets, or fire ants.
Factors may include: not carrying their medications; not recognizing early symptoms; and treating anaphylactic
reactions with asthma inhalers instead of epinephrine.