TITLE

red man (neck) syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1862
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "red man (neck) syndrome" is presented. It refers to an adverse anaphylactoid reaction to vancomycin therapy caused by release of histamine, that results in pruritus, flushing, and erythema of the head and upper body.
ACCESSION #
21243685

 

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