anaphylactic shock


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a severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure

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A post-mortem examination by Dr Mared Owen-Casey confirmed he had died of anaphylactic shock but there was nothing to indicate he had been stung.
But she found the repeat process far more painful - and hours later went into anaphylactic shock.
And a post mortem examination revealed she died on Monday, February 18, from anaphylactic shock, two days after suffering a severe allergic reaction.
She added that when she arrived at the hospital she was told by a consultant that it was unlikely that skin contact with food could cause someone to go into anaphylactic shock. The inquest into Karanbir's death is expected to last three days.
An official from the Hospital Costa del Sol, near Marbella, where the young girl was first taken, explained: "She was admitted on Saturdaystarted unwell, evening with anaphylactic shock.
The girl initially began coughing and choking and suddenly went into anaphylactic shock.
The ONS definition of causes of death that are linked to fatal anaphylactic reactions include anaphylactic shock due to adverse food reaction, asthma, allergies, and the toxic effects of contact with local anesthesia,
In another report,[4] anaphylactic shock was induced in a 65-year-old woman, approximately 30 min after eating Chinese noodles including shellfish.
He's capable of shedding tears, bleeding, and urinating via a wireless control that can also cause him to go into anaphylactic shock or cardiac arrest.
Rupture of HC can cause anaphylactic shock or even death during surgical treatment (5, 6).
Those taking part will learn life-saving skills in first-aid emergencies involving babies and children with topics covering CPR, anaphylactic shock, choking and seizures.
But it still triggered an anaphylactic shock and just over an hour later he died.
ACARDIFF University researcher was hospitalised after suffering an anaphylactic shock on being bitten by a mouse.
Chris described feeling dizzy and sick, before he suddenly collapsed and felt his throat begin to close up as he went into anaphylactic shock.
The overt or unapparent rupture of the parasitic cyst can cause anaphylactic shock, becoming a serious problem (3-5).