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Arthus reaction

Introduction: Arthus reaction

Description of Arthus reaction

Arthus reaction: A rare extreme hypersensitivity reaction to the injection of an antigen.

Arthus reaction: development of an inflammatory lesion a few hours after intradermal injection of antigen into a sensitized animal; the lesion results from precipitation of immune complex, which causes complement activation and tissue destruction.
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Arthus reaction: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

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