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Angioneurotic oedema and urticaria following hydrocortisone--a further case.
  1. R. F. Ashford,
  2. A. Bailey


    It is still not commonly realized that immediate hypersensitivity reactions to hydrocortisone can occur. A rare case is reported which illustrates the need for caution when using this drug in atopic subjects. Ideally, parenteral hydrocortisone should only be used where facilities for resuscitation are available.

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