TITLE

The Kiss of Death: A Severe Allergic Reaction to a Shellfish Induced by a Good-Night Kiss

AUTHOR(S)
Steens, David P.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the care of a severe allergic reaction to a shellfish induced by a kiss. Anaphylactic reaction of woman after she kissed her boyfriend who just had several shrimp before the kiss; Importance of warning susceptible patients that food does not have to be actually eaten to trigger an allergic reaction.
ACCESSION #
9749249

 

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