Tag: Anaphylaxis


Anaphylaxis:  5 Clinically Relevant Questions:  1)       Whats the difference between anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid?  Anaphylaxis:  IgE mediated  Anaphylactoid:  Direct degranulation of mast cells 2)       What are the main causes? Main classes:  Food, insects, medications.  –PCN Cross Reactivity with Cephalosporin?  True incidence  <0.1% true anaphylactic cross reactivity –Radiocontrast material(RCM):  Shellfish and iodine allergies are not relevant!  That being …

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