Allergic reaction to nanocolloid during lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel lymph node biopsy.

@article{Burton2003AllergicRT,
  title={Allergic reaction to nanocolloid during lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel lymph node biopsy.},
  author={David A. T. Burton and Jeremy Cashman},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={
          105
        }
}
EditorÐWe read with interest the case report by Stefanutto and colleagues, concerning an anaphylactic reaction to isosulphan blue dye during routine sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast surgery. We agree that anaesthetists must be aware of the potential serious risks of anaphylaxis in this group of patients. However, this is not a new ®nding; anaphylaxis to the blue dye has been well documented. We would like to add a further potential area of concern that was highlighted recently in a patient… CONTINUE READING