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Ch 11 Dermatology

Allergic Reaction

cells from plants or animals (food, pollens, molds, animal dander), as well as dust, chemicals, and drugs that cause an allergic reaction in a hypersensitive person allergen
response to an allergen in a hypersensitive person. Is based on the release of "histamine". Known as an allergy. allergic reaction
severe systemic allergic reaction characterized by respiratory distress, hypotension, and shock. Known as anaphylactic shock. anaphylaxis
individually unique response to an allergen that provokes an allergic response in some people hypersensitivity
allergic reaction that takes place on an area of the skin that was exposed to an allergen local reaction
cells in the connective tissue that release histamine during an allergic reaction mast cells
allergic reaction that takes place throughout the body in a hypersensitive person after contact with an allergen that was ingested, inhaled, or injected systemic reaction
Created by: ricrom81