John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Vaccine allergy and pseudo-allergy Volume 13, numéro 1, January - February 2003

Pediatric Pulmonology & Allergy Service, Sick Children Hospital, 149, rue de Sèvres, 75015-Paris, France
  • Page(s) : 10-5
  • Année de parution : 2003

Vaccine allergy: myth or reality? Allergic and pseudo-allergic reactions to vaccines frequently involve the skin, and can be generalized systemic symptoms (urticaria/angioedema, serum sickness, flares of eczema) or localized at the sites of vaccination (persistent nodules, abcesses, granulomas). Subjects of all ages report symptoms that suggest a hypersensitivity (HS) reaction to vaccine components [1, 2]. Most frequent reactions [...]