Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions: Diagnosis and Management.

@article{Luskin1996AnaphylaxisAA,
  title={Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions: Diagnosis and Management.},
  author={Allan T. Luskin and S S Luskin},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 7},
  pages={
          515-520
        }
}
Anaphylaxis is an acute fatal or potentially fatal hypersensitivity reaction. Anaphylaxis represent a clinical diagnosis based on history and physical examination and includes symptoms of airway obstruction, generalized skin reactions, particularly flushing, itching, urticaria, angioedema cardiovascular symptoms including hypotension and gastrointestinal symptoms. These symptoms result from the action of mast cell mediators, especially histamine and lipid mediators such as leukotrienes and… CONTINUE READING
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