Asthma Allergy Immunology

Asthma Allergy Immunology

2016, Vol 14, Num, 2     (Pages: 103-106)

Recurrent Anaphylaxis: An Unruptured Splenic Hydatid Cyst as an Unusual Cause

Cem Onur KIRAÇ 1, Ramazan UÇAR 2, Şevket ARSLAN 2, Halil İbrahim TAŞCI 3, Ahmet Zafer ÇALIŞKANER 2,

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
2 Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
3 Department of General Surgery, Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.21911/aai.6009
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Anaphylaxis is an acute onset systemic hypersensitivity reaction that may result in death. Drugs, idiopathic triggers, Hymenoptera venom and food are the most common causes of anaphylaxis. In patients with a recurrent history of anaphylaxis and elevated IgE levels without evident etiology, spontaneous hydatid cyst rupture should be considered, especially in endemic areas.

Keywords : Anaphylaxis, IgE, hydatid cyst