angio-oedema

angio-oedema

An acute, painless blistering of the skin or swelling of the underlying tissues, with fluid collection, due to food or drug allergy, infection or emotional stress.
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Five hours after the infusion, she developed urticaria and angio-oedema involving the face, lips and tongue, but with no laryngeal involvement or anaphylaxis.
Angio-oedema may result from anaphylactic, hereditary, acquired or idiopathic processes.
However in the common, ordinary form of urticaria and angio-oedema it is unusual for an external cause to be identified but it can be triggered by common illnesses.
A study of antivenom reactions reported urticaria, vomiting, fever, bronchospasm, angio-oedema and hypotension among a cohort of patients treated with SAVP polyvalent antivenom.
Emergency management of upper airway angio-oedema after routine dental extraction in a patient with C1 esterase deficiency.
We uncovered the patient and saw urticarial rash and angio-oedema.
We present a case of acute upper airway obstruction secondary to angio-oedema.
Patients with lymphatic obstruction can present with lymphoceles (12-13%), eyelid oedema, angio-oedema, pleural/pericardial effusions and lymphoedema.
Immediate reactions are likely to be IgE-mediated and clinically may include anaphylaxis, urticaria, bronchospasm or angio-oedema.