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Diagnosis of drug hypersensitivities: a jigsaw puzzle

In this video presentation Andreas J. Bircher describes the scheme applied to diagnose drug hypersensitivities.

Drug allergies and hypersensitivities are very heterogeneous and so are the underlying mechanisms and reactions.

The ABCDEF rule is a scheme which can be applied to diagnose drug hypersensitivities by means of a structured approach. Why is it more difficult to diagnose a drug hypersensitivity compared to a food allergy? Discuss in the comments.

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