Latex anaphylaxis

Report of occurrence in two pediatric surgical patients and review of the literature

Lynda J. Means, Frederick Rescorla

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Abstract

This report describes two cases of intraoperative anaphylaxis in children sensitized to latex. Both children were undergoing nonurological procedures and, despite numerous previous operations, neither had a history of unusual reaction or anaphylaxis during surgery. The problem of latex allergy is discussed with review of the current literature and suggestions for management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)748-751
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume30
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1995

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Keywords

  • Anaphylaxis
  • latex
  • rubber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Latex anaphylaxis : Report of occurrence in two pediatric surgical patients and review of the literature. / Means, Lynda J.; Rescorla, Frederick.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 30, No. 5, 05.1995, p. 748-751.

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