angioedema


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Related to angioedema: Hereditary angioedema
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Noun1.angioedema - 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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Hereditary angiodema: A current state-of-the-art review, VII: Canadian Hungarian 2007 International Consensus Algorithm for the Diagnosis, Therapy, and Management of Hereditary Angioedema.
Virtually all clinical studies of CSU in recent decades focus on the wheal and pruritus components and not on the angioedema component, even though angioedema is a frequent symptom in the disease.
Netherlands-based Pharming Group, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has submitted a supplemental biologics license application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Ruconest [Recombinant Human C1 Esterase Inhibitor/ conestat alfa] for routine prophylaxis to prevent attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), it was reported yesterday.
Angioedema is a term used to describe an acute, solitary or multiple, circumscribed, and non-pitting mucocutaneous swelling that affects the dermis and the subcutaneous tissue, lasts 24 to 72 hours, and may become potentially life-threatening when the pharynx and/or the larynx are involved.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) (C1 Esterase Inhibitor [C1-INH] Deficiency) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) (C1 Esterase Inhibitor [C1-INH] Deficiency) pipeline landscape.
Angioedema (AE) refers to abrupt and short-lived swelling of the skin, mucous membranes, or both including the upper respiratory and intestinal epithelial linings.
The dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitors are the newer drugs linked to the most potentially serious side effects, namely, drug-induced bullous pemphigoid and angioedema.
The dipeptidyl peptidase--4 inhibitors are linked to the most potentially serious side effects--drug-induced bullous pemphigoid and angioedema.
Angioedema usually leads to non-pitting edema of the face, lip, mouth, tongue, extremities, and genitalia.
Otolaryngologists are called upon frequently to care for patients with potentially life-threatening angioedema.
today announced that the first patient was treated in their Phase 2 clinical study of Ruconest, (C1 Esterase Inhibitor Recombinant ) 50 IU/kg, for prophylaxis in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE).