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Clinical & Experimental Allergy

Exercise-induced anaphylaxis

Authors

  • VANEE SONGSIRIDEJ,

    1. Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
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  • W. W. BUSSE

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    1. Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
      Dr William W. Busse, H6/367, Clinical Science Center, 600 North Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, U.S.A.
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Dr William W. Busse, H6/367, Clinical Science Center, 600 North Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, U.S.A.

Summary

Anaphylaxis can pose a life-threatening situation for many patients. A recent report has added exercise to the stimuli which can provoke an anaphylactic reaction. In this report, we review nine cases of anaphylaxis with exercise and the characteristics of this response. These cases represent additional evidence that exercise-induced anaphylaxis is not rare but can be misdiagnosed in some patients.

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