Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 7 - Assess - Page 148: 13


13. d. Anaphylactic shock

Work Step by Step

An anaphylactic shock, triggered by exposure to a known antigen, induces many signs/symptoms-- dizziness, confusion, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and tachypnea. But the sudden fall of blood pressure and narrowing of the airways are the most serious and life-threatening manifestations of this response.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.