Published Date: July 24, 2023Full Text Article
A Case of "Anaphylaxis" to NovoSeven in a Hemophiliac Patient
Authors: Andy Wang, Chisom Okezue, Lillian Chang, Yaakov Spira, Christopher Nabors
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening emergency that may be confused with other less serious conditions. The onset of true anaphylaxis typically occurs within minutes following exposure to an offending agent, and it can variably include dyspnea/wheezing, hemodynamic compromise, rash, hives/pruritus, swelling, or gastrointestinal symptoms. The absence of an expected association between exposure(s) and classic symptoms should lead to the consideration of alternative diagnoses. Here, we describe the...