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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ring, J; Behrendt, H; de Weck, A 
Title:
History and classification of anaphylaxis. 
Abstract:
Anaphylaxis as the maximal variant of an acute systemic hypersensitivity reaction can involve several organ systems, particularly the skin, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract and the cardiovascular system. The severity of anaphylactic reaction is variable and can be classified into severity grades I-IV. Some reactions are fatal. Most frequent elicitors of anaphylaxis are foods in childhood, later insect stings and drugs. The phenomenon itself has been described in ancient medical literatu...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chem Immunol Allergy 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
95 
Pages contribution:
1-11 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1660-2242 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie ; Institut für Molekulare Allergologie und Umweltforschung