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Hereditary angioedema

Hereditary angioedema: Introduction

Hereditary angioedema: An inherited disorder where a blockage in a lymphatic vessel or blood vein causes temporary swelling of affected parts of the body which sometimes includes organs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hereditary angioedema is available below.

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Hereditary angioedema: Complications

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Causes of Hereditary angioedema

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Definitions of Hereditary angioedema:

Recurring attacks of transient edema suddenly appearing in areas of the skin or mucous membranes and occasionally of the viscera, often associated with dermatographism, urticaria, erythema, and purpura. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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