Summary of Anaphylaxis
Flashcards on Anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis is characterized by a type I hypersensitivity reaction that results from free antigen cross-linking immunoglobulin E on the presensitized cells.
Questions on Anaphylaxis
A 17-year-old girl comes to the clinic for a routine health maintenance examination. She has been well and reports no concerns. She has a history of atopy but requires no regular medication. Physical examination shows dermatographism. The type of hypersensitivity involved in dermatographism is the same as which of the following?