What is type I hypersensitivity? Type I hypersensitivity, or sometimes IgE-mediated hypersensitivity or immediate hypersensitivity, is a type of immune reaction in which tissue is damaged due to IgE antibody. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
Most allergies are caused by type I hypersensitivity reactions. This video covers the pathophysiology, complications, signs and symptoms, and treatment for type I hypersensitivity reactions.
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