Local anaesthetic neurotoxicity mimicking anaphylaxis Anafilaksiyi Taklit Eden İlaç Reaksiyonu: Lokal Anestezik Nörotoksisites

Ozceker D., Tamay Z. Ü., Guler N.

Guncel Pediatri, vol.13, no.2, pp.151-154, 2015 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcp.21033
  • Journal Name: Guncel Pediatri
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-154
  • Keywords: Anaphylaxis, drug, neurotoxicity, seizure
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Lidocaine and articaine are commonly used in infiltration anesthesia, extremity blockage, topical anesthesia and intravenous regional anesthesia due to high activity and rapid onset effect. Although commonly administered, the allergic drug reactions of local anesthetics are rarely reported. However, reactions related to systemic toxicity can be seen Hereby, we reported two cases related to drug allergy and convulsion after administering of lidocaine and articaine.