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Disease Hypersensitivity, Immediate

Name Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Synonyms Atopic Hypersensitivities | Atopic Hypersensitivity | Hypersensitivities, Atopic | Hypersensitivities, IgE-Mediated | Hypersensitivities, Immediate | Hypersensitivities, Type I | Hypersensitivity, Atopic | Hypersensitivity, IgE-Mediated | Hypersensitivity, Type I | IgE-Mediated Hypersensitivities | IgE Mediated Hypersensitivity | IgE-Mediated Hypersensitivity | Immediate Hypersensitivities | Immediate Hypersensitivity | Type I Hypersensitivities | Type I Hypersensitivity
Definition Hypersensitivity reactions which occur within minutes of exposure to challenging antigen due to the release of histamine which follows the antigen-antibody reaction and causes smooth muscle contraction and increased vascular permeability.
Categories Immune system disease
MeSH® ID D006969

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DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity, Immediate Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Hypersensitivity, Immediate Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Anaphylaxis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Asthma, Aspirin-Induced Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Conjunctivitis, Allergic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Eosinophilic Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Food Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Ragweed Sensitivity
View node Respiratory Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Urticaria Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Vibratory angioedema