Lip Angioedema Following Hepatitis B Vaccination

  • Darko RichterEmail author

Practical Points

  • Temporal association of an adverse event to immunization should not automatically be considered to constitute a causal relation

  • If the events are not causally related, the continuation of immunization is advised

  • Atopy and autoimmunity are not associated with history of immunization

  • Comorbid disorders like multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome and thrombocytopenia may constitute relative or absolute contraindications to specific vaccines


Hepatitis B vaccine FcεRI complex Autologous serum skin test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Outpatient and Emergency Service, Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital CenterZagrebCroatia

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