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C1 esterase inhibitor test

C1 esterase inhibitor test

C1 esterase inhibitor test: The C1 esterase inhibitor (C1-INH) test is a blood test to measure the amount of a protein (C1-INH) that regulates the first component of the complement pathway, which plays a role in inflammation; this test is ordered to diagnose hereditary angioedema, which can be life threatening.

C1 esterase inhibitor test: Other Names

Other names for C1 esterase inhibitor test include:

  • C1-INH test
  • C1 inhibitor test

Symptoms Associated with C1 esterase inhibitor test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with C1 esterase inhibitor test:

  • Swelling of arms, legs, lips, eyes, tongue, or throat
  • Vomiting associated with intestinal swelling
  • Nausea associated with intestinal swelling

Diseases Associated with C1 esterase inhibitor test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with C1 esterase inhibitor test:

  • Hereditary angioedema (low levels of C1-INH)

Basic Information: C1 esterase inhibitor test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'C1 esterase inhibitor test' may be involved.

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