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Acquired angioedema

Acquired angioedema: Introduction

Acquired angioedema: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfunction of a complex blood protein called C1 inhibitor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acquired angioedema is available below.

Symptoms of Acquired angioedema

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Causes of Acquired angioedema

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Misdiagnosis and Acquired angioedema

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Definitions of Acquired angioedema:

Acquired angioedema is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acquired angioedema, or a subtype of Acquired angioedema, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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