• Medicine
  • Published in Annals of allergy 1988

Late onset reactions following venom immunotherapy and venom skin tests.

@article{Reisman1988LateOR,
  title={Late onset reactions following venom immunotherapy and venom skin tests.},
  author={Robert E. Reisman},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  year={1988},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={
          383-7
        }
}
This report describes patients who had late onset reactions following venom immunotherapy and venom skin tests. Six adult patients had symptoms of fatigue, malaise, fever, headache, and joint ache, starting four to six hours after venom immunotherapy and lasting up to four days. Two of the patients had prolonged reactions at or adjacent to the skin test sites. All of these patients had a history of venom anaphylaxis; four had severe cardiovascular symptoms. All received yellow jacket venom… CONTINUE READING