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Serum Sickness

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Serum sickness is a type III hypersensitivity reaction from the administration of foreign protein, serum or nonprotein medications. Serum sickness is characterized by rash, fever, arthralgia or arthritis. Classical serum sickness is caused by the injection of heterologous serum proteins such as horse serum. A similar syndrome, serum sickness-like…

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