generalized anaphylaxis

gen·er·al·ized an·a·phy·lax·is

(jen'ĕr-ă-līzd an'ă-fi-lak'sis)
The immediate response, involving smooth muscles and capillaries throughout the body, which follows injection of antigen (allergen).
See also: anaphylactic shock
Synonym(s): systemic anaphylaxis.
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Apart from local cutaneous manifestations or generalized anaphylaxis, they can cause a variety of systemic complications (1).

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