Acquired angioedema

Summary: Acquired angioedema (AAE) is a rare condition characterized by recurrent episodes of swelling (edema). Affected people may have swelling of the face, lips, tongue, limbs, and genitals. Sometimes there is abdominal pain due to edema of the gastrointestinal mucosa ...1

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Symptoms of Acquired angioedema

Symptoms: Apart from negative family history and age of onset, acquired angioedema (AAE) cannot be distinguished from hereditary angioedema. People with AAE typically report no family history, and onset is most commonly after the fourth decade of life. People with ...2

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Types of Acquired angioedema

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Acquired angioedema:

  • Acquired angioedema type 1
  • Acquired angioedema type 2
  • Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system-blocker-induced angioedema
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Diagnosis

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Angioedema, acquired; Acquired C1 inhibitor deficiency ...Source: GARD (NIH)4 ...

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 8605/ acquired-angioedema
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 8605/ acquired-angioedema

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