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What is Angioedema?

What is Angioedema?

  • Angioedema: Severe and dangerous form of hives with swelling.
  • Angioedema: An itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Angioedema as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Angioedema: Introduction

How serious is Angioedema?

Complications of Angioedema: see complications of Angioedema

What causes Angioedema?

Causes of Angioedema: see causes of Angioedema

What are the symptoms of Angioedema?

Symptoms of Angioedema: see symptoms of Angioedema

Complications of Angioedema: see complications of Angioedema

Angioedema: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Angioedema.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Angioedema: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Angioedema.
Treatments for Angioedema: see treatments for Angioedema

Name and Aliases of Angioedema

Main name of condition: Angioedema

Other names or spellings for Angioedema:

Hives, Weal, Welt, Wheals, Urticaria Source - Diseases Database

Angioedema: Related Conditions

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