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angioneurotic oedema(1) Acquired angioedema, a chronic and potentially fatal condition characterised by abdominal pain and episodic localised subcutaneous, periorbital, periocular and laryngeal oedema, due to an absence of C1 esterase inhibitor.
Recurrent oedema; abdominal pain; laryngeal oedema, which may compromise breathing.
History of recurrent angioedema, abnormally low or absent C1 esterase inhibitor in blood.
Allergies (e.g., foods, pollen, insect bites); drugs (e.g., ACE inhibitors, salicylates); stress; exposure to cold, water, sunlight or heat.
Epinephrine, antihistamines, corticosteroids (androgens).
(2) Hereditary angioneurotic oedema, see there
Quincke's pulseCapillary pulse.
Quincke's punctureLumbar puncture.
Patient discussion about Quincke's disease
Q. Is severe diarrhea sign of angioedema? I have sudden onset of painful diarrhea with stomach pain.
Q. What can cause an angioedema on 15 year old girl? I’ve been getting angioedema signs on my left arm for the past few weeks, not severe but it itches and sure don’t help my low-as-it-is self esteem…
Certain medications (drug allergy)
Exposure to water, sunlight, cold or heat
Foods (such as berries, shellfish, nuts, eggs, milk, other)
Hives or angioedema may also occur after an illness or infection.
Try to see if you were exposed to any of this and report it to your Dr.