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Disease Arthus Reaction

Name Arthus Reaction
Synonyms Arthus Phenomenon | Phenomenon, Arthus | Reaction, Arthus
Definition A dermal inflammatory reaction produced under conditions of antibody excess, when a second injection of antigen produces intravascular antigen-antibody complexes which bind complement, causing cell clumping, endothelial damage, and vascular necrosis.
Categories Immune system disease
MeSH® ID D001183
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