Anaphylaxis induced by the carboxymethylcellulose component of injectable triamcinolone acetonide suspension (Kenalog).


BACKGROUND Allergic reactions to various corticosteroids are rare but have been reported previously. OBJECTIVE We wished to determine the etiology of an anaphylactic reaction in a patient who had received intracutaneous Kenalog (triamcinolone acetonide). METHODS Skin testing and serologic testing for allergen-specific IgE antibodies was performed for… (More)


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