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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In clinical presentation, 21 patients showed angioneurotic edema, and 19 patients showed decreased urine output.
A strong case can be made that it should be used instead of an ACE inhibitor, although it is associated with some increased hypotension and angioneurotic edema.
At the present time, AISE is supposed to be a hypersensitivity reaction related to a variant of angioneurotic edema often associated with a hypereosinophilia in 77.
Moreover, history data on the duration of lip edema and a poor or no response to antihistamines and corticosteroid treatment failed to indicate angioneurotic edema caused by the known provoking factors (medicaments, preservations, additives).
Those who presented with severe angioneurotic edema with stridor underwent emergency tracheostomy.