Delayed hypersensitivity to one low-molecular-weight heparin with tolerance of other low-molecular-weight heparins.

@article{Bircher1995DelayedHT,
  title={Delayed hypersensitivity to one low-molecular-weight heparin with tolerance of other low-molecular-weight heparins.},
  author={Andreas J Bircher and Peter H. Itin and Dimitrios A Tsakiris and Christian Surber},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={461-3}
}
We report a patient who developed infiltrated plaques at the sites of subcutaneous injection of a low-molecular-weight heparin. Skin tests and a lymphocyte transformation test revealed hypersensitivity to sandoparin and heparin sodium. The low-molecular-weight heparins nadroparin and dalteparin were subsequently tolerated without adverse effects. Possible… CONTINUE READING