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Successful rapid subcutaneous desensitization to anakinra in a case with a severe immediate-type hypersensitivity reaction


I. YIlmaz, M. Türk mrttrk@gmail.com, S. Nazik Bahçecioglu

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https://doi.org/10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.30

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Summary
Anakinra, one of the novel biological agents, is a recombinant human IL-1 receptor antagonist. It is preferred as an alternative drug for familial Mediterranean fever cases where colchicine is not sufficient or cannot be used due to its side effects. Like all other biologics, hypersensitivity reactions to anakinra are quite rare. This is the first case which was successfully desensitized with anakinra after a severe immediate-type hypersensitivity reaction.

Key words
immediate hypersensitivity; anakinra; immunologic desensitization


Cite this article as:
YIlmaz I, Türk M, Nazik Bahçecioglu S. Successful rapid subcutaneous desensitization to anakinra in a case with a severe immediate-type hypersensitivity reaction. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018;50(2):94-96. doi:10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.30

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