angioedema

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Related to hereditary angioneurotic edema: paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
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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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angioedema

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Tranexamic acid therapy in hereditary angioneurotic edema. N Engl J Med 1972; 287(9): 452-454.

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