Paracetamol (acetaminophen) hypersensitivity.


BACKGROUND Paracetamol (acetaminophen) intolerance can occur in less than 5% of aspirin-sensitive subjects as a result of inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis but hypersensitivity to paracetamol without aspirin sensitivity is rare. METHODS We report a case of an acute life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction to paracetamol. RESULTS An oral challenge… (More)


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