Abstract

This letter describes the case of an alloimmunized patient with sickle cell disease, who experienced an allergic transfusion reaction believed to be related to food allergy. The letter briefly discusses the pathophysiology of both acute and delayed allergic transfusion reactions.

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Kelly Johnson-Arbor - Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, United States of America https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7685-1942

Colleen Gilstad - Department of Pathology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, United States of America https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9818-7250

Richard Verstraete - Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC, United States of America https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2514-9085

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