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Aggregate anaphylaxis

Aggregate anaphylaxis --> anaphylaxis

(Science: pharmacology) as opposed to prophylaxis. A system or treatment that leads to damaging effects on the organism.

(Science: immunology) now reserved for those inflammatory reactions resulting from combination of a soluble antigen with ige bound to a mast cell that leads to degranulation of the mast cell and release of histamine and histamine like substances, causing localised or global immune reponses.

results in an acute allergic reaction with shortness of breath, rash, wheezing, hypotension.

See: hypersensitivity.


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