Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis and its manifestation as anaphylaxis: a case report and literature review.

@article{Snyder2003AutoimmunePD,
  title={Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis and its manifestation as anaphylaxis: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Joy L Snyder and G. Krishnaswamy},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={469-77; quiz 477, 571}
}
OBJECTIVE Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis is a rare cyclic premenstrual reaction to progesterone produced during the luteal phase of a woman's menstrual cycle with a variety of presentations including erythema multiforme, eczema, urticaria, angioedema, and progesterone-induced anaphylaxis. We present a case of progesterone-induced anaphylaxis and a review of literature focusing on its diagnosis and therapy. DATA SOURCES We surveyed all the literature in English back to 1921 when the first… CONTINUE READING
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