Hyaluronidase – Uses, Overdose, and Warnings

Background Hyaluronidase is an enzyme used to improve the absorption and dispersion of parenterally administered fluids, drugs, and contrast agents. The action of hyaluronidase was first described in 1936, and named in 1939. Early research into hyaluronidase identified it as a “spreading factor” which allowed for increased permeability of the connective tissue. It has been used in surgical settings for …

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