Anaphylactic shock to iodinated contrast media: not so rare after all

Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Sep 15. doi: 10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.210. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34523871 | DOI:10.23822/EurAnnACI.1764-1489.210
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