Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports (ASCR)

Editorial Volume 1 Issue 3

Anaphylaxis, its Relevance in the Emergency Department

Eduardo Esteban-Zubero1* and Cristina García-Muro2

1Emergency Department, Hospital San Pedro, Logroño, Spain
2Department of Pediatrics, Hospital San Pedro, Logroño, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Eduardo Esteban-Zubero, Emergency Department, Hospital San Pedro, Logroño, Spain.

Received: February 25, 2020; Published: March 01, 2020

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  From a conceptual point of view, anaphylaxis is defined as a systemic disease, potentially serious and fatal, caused by the sudden and massive release of autacoid mediators, cytokines and other pro-inflammatory agents, generated by mast cells and basophils and triggered by immunological causes (usually mediated by IgE-allergen interactions) and non-immunological or unknown causes. Among the best known causes are food (47%), medications, hymenoptera venoms (13%), latex or physical exercise.

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Citation

Citation: Eduardo Esteban-Zubero and Cristina García-Muro. “Anaphylaxis, its Relevance in the Emergency Department”. Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.3 (2020): 01-02.




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