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Recurrent Abdominal Cramps, Diarrhea and Loss of Consciousness

  • Irena Ivkovic-JurekovicEmail author
  • Marta Navratil
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Practical Points

  • Idiopathic anaphylaxis is a systemic syndrome of immediate hypersensitivity caused by release of mediators from mast cells and basophils with an unknown trigger

  • Individual patients may have a different combination of symptoms but usually tend to have the same manifestations on repeated episodes

  • The diagnosis of anaphylaxis is based on a thorough history and clinical examination and eliminating other known causes producing the same clinical picture

  • Patients with idiopathic anaphylaxis must carry epinephrine and must be trained how to manage an acute attack

Keywords

Idiopathic anaphylaxis Diamine oxidase Autologous serum skin test 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Children’s Hospital ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Faculty of Dental Medicine and HelathcareUniversity of OsijekOsijekCroatia

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