Anaphylaxis or anaphylactoid reactions can occur with exposure to many different substances in the perioperative period. A case for each type of reaction is reviewed as well as the physiologic causes of hypoxemia, immunologic bases for these reactions, and their treatment.
KeywordsLaryngeal Mask Airway Chest Compression Anaphylactoid Reaction Pulseless Electrical Activity Isosulfan Blue
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