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Hospitalizations due to angioedema are important especially in debilitating or life-threatening situations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency and etiology of angioedema without urticaria in hospital admissions.
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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
Many notable advances in drug allergy, urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis were reported in 2018. Broad spectrum antibiotic use and consequently antibiotic resistance is widespread, and algorithms t...
Omalizumab is an effective treatment for patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU). In routine clinical practice, physicians often face complex cases of CSU and need to decide whether patients...
Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is characterized by typically short-lived and fleeting wheals, angioedema or both, which occur spontaneously and persist for longer than 6 weeks. This term is appli...
Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is characterized by the repeated occurrence by persistent hives and/or angioedema for ≥6 weeks, without specific external stimuli. H -antihistamines have long be...
Solar urticaria is a rare form of physical urticaria mediated by immunoglobulin E. The lesions appear immediately after the sun exposure, interfering with the patient's normal daily life. Omalizumab, ...
The objective of this study is to perform an exploratory analysis to determine if a possible relationship between vitamin D and chronic urticaria and/or angioedema exists. The study hypot...
Previous studies reported infraclinical modifications of the homeostasis in chronic urticaria, recurrent idiopathic angioedema and hereditary angioedema. This study aim to compare groups w...
Angioedema is a disease characterized by the appearance of self-limiting edema that last 1-5 days and affect the subcutaneous tissue and/or gastrointestinal and oropharyngeal mucosa. In th...
This study involves investigating the effects of a pseudoallergen-free (active) diet compared with a control (placebo) diet in the treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU) and/or An...
The overall hospitalizations for a diagnosis of angioedema doubled from the year 2000 to 2009. Although some of the cases represented hereditary angioedema or ace-inhibitor induced angioed...
Forms of hereditary angioedema that occur due to mutations in the gene for COMPLEMENT C1 INHIBITOR PROTEIN. Type I hereditary angioedema is associated with reduced serum levels of complement C1 inhibitor protein. Type II hereditary angioedema is associated with the production of a non-functional complement C1 inhibitor protein.
Swelling involving the deep DERMIS, subcutaneous, or submucosal tissues, representing localized EDEMA. Angioedema often occurs in the face, lips, tongue, and larynx.
A form of hereditary angioedema that occurs in women and is precipitated or worsened by high ESTROGEN levels. It is associated with mutations in the gene for FACTOR XII that result in its increased activity.
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A unit of the National Institutes of Health that seeks to catalyze the generation of innovative methods and technologies that will enhance the development, testing, and implementation of diagnostics and therapeutics across a wide range of human diseases and conditions. The Center was established in 2011.