Arthus reaction(redirected from Arthus, Nicolas Maurice)
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Arthus reaction[′är·thəs rē′ak·shən]
An allergic reaction of the immediate hypersensitive type that results from the union of antigen and antibody, with complement present, in blood vessel walls.
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