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Case Reports in Immunology
Volume 2016, Article ID 7828351, 2 pages
Case Report

Tranexamic Acid: An Exceedingly Rare Cause of Anaphylaxis during Anaesthesia

Department of Immunology and Allergy, St Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 1AA, UK

Received 8 July 2016; Accepted 11 October 2016

Academic Editor: Claudio Pignata

Copyright © 2016 R. A. Bansal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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