Hippokratia 1998, 2(1):16-21

I. Sidiropoulos

Abstract

Allergic reactions after Hymenoptera Sting are a serious problem for a part of the population, although in our country the frequency of the severe reactions is relatively low (3-4%). Therapeutic confrontation of such reactions involves: a) Avoidance, b) Drug therapy and c) specific immunotherapy. Especially the allergen specific venom immunotherapy appears to be an effective treatment.

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