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Anaphylactic shock

An acute hypersensitivity reaction due to exposure to a previously encountered antigen. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
1902
Concept ID:
C0002792
Pathologic Function
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Anaphylaxis (non medication)

Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction. It can begin very quickly, and symptoms may be life-threatening. The most common causes are reactions to foods (especially peanuts), medications, and stinging insects. Other causes include exercise and exposure to latex. Sometimes no cause can be found. It can affect many organs:. -Skin - itching, hives, redness, swelling. -Nose - sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose. -Mouth - itching, swelling of the lips or tongue. -Throat - itching, tightness, trouble swallowing, swelling of the back of the throat. -Chest - shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, chest pain or tightness. -Heart - weak pulse, passing out, shock. -Gastrointestinal tract - vomiting, diarrhea, cramps. -Nervous system - dizziness or fainting. If someone is having a serious allergic reaction, call 9-1-1. If an auto-injector is available, give the person the injection right away. NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
810685
Concept ID:
C0850803
Disease or Syndrome
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Allergy

A pathological immune process generally directed towards a foreign antigen, which results in tissue injury, which is usually transient. It is the realization of the allergic disposition. It is most often applied to type I hypersensitivity but other hypersensitivity types especially type IV (e.g. allergic contact dermatitis) may be involved. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

MedGen UID:
287129
Concept ID:
C1527304
Pathologic Function
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