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Vol. 146, No. 2, 2008
Issue release date: May 2008
Section title: Short Communication
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2008;146:162–163
(DOI:10.1159/000113520)

Fatal Anaphylactic Sting Reaction in a Patient with Mastocytosis

Wagner N.a · Fritze D.b · Przybilla B.c · Hagedorn M.a · Ruëff F.c
aHautklinik und bMedizinische Klinik, Klinikum Darmstadt, Darmstadt, und cKlinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Deutschland

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Abstract of Short Communication

Received: June 04, 2007
Accepted: September 11, 2007
Published online: January 18, 2008
Issue release date: May 2008

Number of Print Pages: 2
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1018-2438 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0097 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/IAA

Abstract

We report on a 33-year-old female patient with indolent systemic mastocytosis and urticaria pigmentosa who died of an anaphylactic reaction after a yellow jacket sting. As she had no history of previous anaphylactic sting reaction, there was no testing performed in order to detect hymenoptera venom sensitization. But even if a sensitization had been diagnosed, no venom immunotherapy (VIT) would have been recommended. It is almost certain that VIT would have saved her life and it is most likely that VIT is indicated in some patients with mastocytosis with no history of anaphylactic sting reaction. However, no criteria have been established in order to allow a selection of mastocytosis patients eligible for such a ‘prophylactic’ VIT.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Short Communication

Received: June 04, 2007
Accepted: September 11, 2007
Published online: January 18, 2008
Issue release date: May 2008

Number of Print Pages: 2
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1018-2438 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0097 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/IAA


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