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Abstract Title:

[Allergic alveolitis after influenza vaccination].

Abstract Source:

Pneumologie. 2009 Sep ;63(9):508-11. Epub 2009 Aug 25. PMID: 19708009

Abstract Author(s):

D Heinrichs, J Sennekamp, A Kirsten, D Kirsten

Article Affiliation:

D Heinrichs


Allergic alveolitis as a side effect of vaccination is very rare. We report a life-threatening complication in a female patient after influenza vaccination. The causative antigen was the influenza virus itself. Our Patient has suffered from exogen-allergic alveolitis for 12 years. Because of the guidelines of regular administration of influenza vaccination in patients with chronic pulmonary disease further research in patients with known exogen-allergic alveolitis is vitally important for the pharmaceutical drug safety.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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