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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-48

Angioedema to patent blue dye in breast surgery: A case report and review of literatures


1 Department of Anesthesiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center; Division of Anesthesiology, Armed Forces Taoyuan General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
2 Division of General Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
3 Division of Thoracic Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Armed Forces Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
4 Department of Anesthesiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Zhi-Fu Wu
Department of Anesthesiology, National Defense Medical Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, No. 325, Section 2, Chenggong Road, Neihu District 114, Taipei
Taiwan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmedsci.jmedsci_17_18

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Patent blue is the safest and most widely available blue dye for lymphatic mapping during breast cancer and cervical cancer surgeries. This paper reports an anaphylactic reaction to patent blue used for lymphatic mapping during breast cancer surgery where the patient presented with angioedema with bilateral eyelid and upper airway edema. Anesthesiologists should be aware of the possibility of anaphylactic reactions to any drug or substance administered during surgery.


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