Postmortem findings after fatal anaphylactic reactions.

  title={Postmortem findings after fatal anaphylactic reactions.},
  author={Richard S. H. Pumphrey and Ian S Roberts},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={53 4},
AIMS To determine the frequency at which classic manifestations of anaphylaxis are present at necropsy after fatal anaphylactic reactions. METHODS A register has been established of fatal anaphylactic reactions in the UK since 1992, traced from the certified cause of death and other sources. Details of the previous medical history and the reaction suggest anaphylaxis as the cause of death for 130 cases; a postmortem report was available for 56. RESULTS The 56 deaths studied included 19… CONTINUE READING
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