Quincke's edema


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Noun1.Quincke's edema - recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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Quincke's edema

n. edema de Quincke, por alergia aguda a alimentos o medicamentos, presencia de infl. en los labios, la cara, los párpados, la lengua y la faringe, intoxicación que puede durar por días o semanas.
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