Table 2

Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis [6,11].

Skin

• Urticaria (hives)

• Angioedema (swelling)

• Erythema (flushing)

• Pruritus (itching)

Gastrointestinal:

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Abdominal pain

• Diarrhea

Respiratory:

Upper airway:

 – Nasal congestion

 – Sneezing

 – Hoarseness

 – Cough

 – Oropharyngeal or laryngeal edema

Neurologic:

• Light-headedness

• Dizziness

• Confusion

Lower airway: dyspnea

 – Bronchospasms

 – Wheezing

 – Chest tightness

Oral:

• Itching

• Tingling or swelling of the lips, tongue or palate

Cardiovascular:

• Hypotension

• Dizziness

• Syncope

• Tachycardia

Other:

• Sense of impending doom

• Anxiety


Kim and Fischer Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2011 7(Suppl 1):S6   doi:10.1186/1710-1492-7-S1-S6

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