Mazzotti Reaction

The Mazzotti reaction, first described in 1948, is a symptom complex seen in patients after undergoing treatment of onchocerciasis with the medication diethylcarbamazine (DEC). Mazzotti reactions can be life-threatening, and are characterized by fever, urticaria, swollen and tender lymph nodes, tachycardia, hypotension, arthralgias, oedema, and ab...
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Mazzotti reaction

Synonym for Mazzotti test ... A test for onchocerciasis using an oral test dose of diethylcarbamazine (50 or 100 mg), resulting in the appearance of an acute rash in 2 to 24 hours from death of microfilariae in the skin. ... Synonym: Mazzotti reaction. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Mazzotti reaction

Type: Term Pronunciation: mă-zot′ē Synonyms: Mazzotti test
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