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Introduction: Angioedema

Description of Angioedema

Angioedema (medical condition): Severe and dangerous form of hives with swelling...more »

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Angioedema: Involves swelling of deep skin layers and fatty tissues under the skin as well as the mucous membrane. The condition involves recurrent swelling of tissues, abdominal pain and swelling of the voice box. It is often caused by an allergic reaction to drugs or food. It is also called angioneurotic edema, giant urticaria, Quincke's edema or Quincke's disease.

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.
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Angioedema: Rare Disease


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

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Angioedema as a Disease

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Angioedema as a Symptom

Angioedema (symptom): oedema of the skin, mucous and submucous tissues of the body...more »

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