Anaphylaxis to Ciprofloxacin Requiring Emergent Surgical Cricothyrotomy

Tang, Wesley and Rao, Edwina (2022) Anaphylaxis to Ciprofloxacin Requiring Emergent Surgical Cricothyrotomy. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 9 (2). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2284-2594

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Although allergies to antibiotics are commonly stated, anaphylactic reactions are uncommonly reported. This is especially the case with reactions to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Furthermore, airway emergencies are rare. We present a case of ciprofloxacin-induced acute airway obstruction and anaphylaxis, necessitating emergent surgical cricothyrotomy following respiratory distress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fluoroquinolones, ciprofloxacin, emergent airway, cricothyrotomy, anaphylaxis
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2022 12:29
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2022 12:29

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