A case of exercise-induced anaphylaxis: evidence of an association with the complement system.


We studied a 17-year-old girl with exercise-induced anaphylaxis (EIA). She experienced 10 episodes of EIA which demonstrated cutaneous, digestive and cardiorespiratory symptoms. This subject exhibited elevation in plasma histamine (13.3 ng/ml) and decrease in CH50 (17 U/ml) and C3 (70 mg/dl) after naturally induced EIA. On remission day CH50 (26 U/ml), C3… (More)


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