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Descriptor English:   Latex Hypersensitivity 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hipersensibilidad al Látex 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hipersensibilidade ao Látex 
Synonyms English:   Natural Rubber Latex Allergy
Rubber Latex Allergy
Allergies, Latex
Allergies, Rubber
Allergies, Rubber Latex
Allergy, Rubber
Allergy, Rubber Latex
Hypersensitivities, Latex
Latex Allergies
Latex Hypersensitivities
Rubber Allergies
Rubber Latex Allergies
Allergy, Latex
Hypersensitivity, Latex
Latex Allergy
Rubber Allergy  
Tree Number:   C20.543.600
Definition English:   Allergic reaction to products containing processed natural rubber latex such as rubber gloves, condoms, catheters, dental dams, balloons, and sporting equipment. Both T-cell mediated (HYPERSENSITIVITY, DELAYED) and IgE antibody-mediated (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE) allergic responses are possible. Delayed hypersensitivity results from exposure to antioxidants present in the rubber; immediate hypersensitivity results from exposure to a latex protein. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord with HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE or HYPERSENSITIVITY, DELAYED if pertinent
See Related English:   Dermatitis, Allergic Contact
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Rubber
 
History Note English:   2002 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   33776 
Unique Identifier:   D020315 

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