Glossary

Glossary

The glossary aids you in understanding the specialised terms in relation to cow’s milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.

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Anaphylaxis

Definition

Acute multi-system allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can lead in some severe cases to anaphylactic shock, a potentially life threatening event for the patient, causing a constriction of the windpipe thus preventing breathing.

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