Anaphylaxis to povidone in a child.

  title={Anaphylaxis to povidone in a child.},
  author={C. Carvajal Pedrosa and Henrique Costa and Gerardo Oliveira and Jorge Romariz and Fatima Praca},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  volume={16 4},
Povidone is an allergic agent present in numerous substances, food and medicines. The authors present the clinical case of a 9-yr-old male child admitted in the emergency room with anaphylaxis, in two occasions separated by a 6-month period. The first episode occurred 5 min after the first oral administration of Fluvermal (flubendazole) and the second occurred 10 min after cutaneous application of Betadine (povidone iodine solution). Previous cutaneous application of this solution and ingestion… CONTINUE READING


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