Anaphylaxis should be recognized early and managed appropriately


  • Megawati Tanu Department of Internal Medicine, Wangaya Regional General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Ketut Suryana Department of Internal Medicine, Merapati Clinic, HIV and Allergy Clinical Immunology Services Unit, Wangaya Regional General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia



Anaphylaxis shock, IgE total, Epinephrine


Anaphylaxis is a severe, systemic hypersensitivity reaction characterized by rapid in onset with potentially life-threatening. The prevalence of anaphylaxis has been estimated at 1.6% to 5.1% and increasing nowadays. Drug-Induce-Anaphylaxis is one the most cause of fatal anaphylaxis. A 26-year-old male with anaphylaxis shock due to drug-induced with total IgE as a diagnostic support test. Anaphylaxis is a multisystem allergic emergency. Early recognition and prompt administration of epinephrine remain the cornerstone of management due to its rapid progression.


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