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Arthus reaction


[Nicholas Maurice Arthus, Fr. bacteriologist, 1862-1945]
A severe local inflammatory reaction that occurs at the injection site of an antigen in someone previously sensitized. Arthus reactions are a form of type III allergy reactions producing an antigen-antibody immune complex.
SYN: SEE: Arthus phenomenon; SEE: local anaphylaxis

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Arthus Reaction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733274/all/Arthus_reaction.
Arthus reaction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733274/all/Arthus_reaction. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Arthus reaction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733274/all/Arthus_reaction
Arthus Reaction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733274/all/Arthus_reaction.
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