angry back syndrome

angry back syndrome

Excited skin syndrome Allergy medicine A generalized erythema seen on the back of Pts undergoing skin patch testing, caused by the high concentration of the allergens, resulting in an irritation–but not immune-mediated–response to the allergen; such a response may result in false-positivity to all tested allergens. See Patch testing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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