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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PPD is an allergen as declared by the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that can induce renal, hepatic, and cardiac injury, angioneurotic edema, and delayed hypersensitivity.
Many skin lesions, such as purpuric rash, ELE, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, and angioneurotic edema can be seen in FMF cases.
Recurrent attacks are observed in hereditary angioneurotic edema, which is caused by deficiency of the enzyme C1 esterase.
In the present case, only three clinical features manifested that is angioneurotic edema, rhabdomyolysis and tachycardia.
In hereditary angioneurotic edema, activation of the classical complement pathway, caused by the deficiency of C1-esterase inhibitor, induces laryngeal edema, and androgens have been used for treatment in this disease [15].
For example, to evaluate shellfish, latex, or peanut allergy, one needs a patient with a known history of angioneurotic edema. Once a trend of indicator drops evidence on an unknown point on several known cases, then I become comfortable from the findings but continue to track the point for years with desktop notes.
In clinical presentation, 21 patients showed angioneurotic edema, and 19 patients showed decreased urine output.