[Anaphylaxis due to a sting by Argas reflexus (the pigeon tick) A case report].

Abstract

A case of anaphylactic shock caused by an Argas reflexus sting in a young woman with a history of recurrent undefined urticaria-angioedema syndrome, is reported. This tick is an ectoparasite which is found on pigeons who usually nest under the roofs of dwellings. The diagnosis was based on the history and through a dosage of IgE specific antibodies with… (More)

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