angioedema


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Related to angioedema: Hereditary angioedema
  • noun

Synonyms for angioedema

recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema

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Angioedema is the swelling of deep dermis, subcutaneous, or submucosal tissue due to vascular leakage.
The study will measure the number of hereditary angioedema attacks that subjects experience while receiving each treatment.
DX-2930 may be a viable prophylactic treatment option for hereditary angioedema and other plasma kallikrein-mediated (PKM) diseases.
The drug, dubbed Cinryze, is the only drug in Europe with the indication for the prevention of hereditary angioedema and was introduced on the US market several years ago, news agency Europa Press quoted the director of the Spanish unit of ViroPharma, Gilbert Credi, as saying today.
Findings demonstrated that the clinical trial, which assessed the safety and efficacy of the investigational drug Ruconest 50 U/kg for the treatment of acute attacks of angioedema in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), met the primary endpoint of time to beginning of symptom relief.
Rarely, a person may inherit the tendency to develop angioedema, unrelated to an allergy.
Accordingly, the angioedema was attributed to an idiopathic but possibly histaminergic cause.
The patient described her first episode of angioedema at age two with recurrent episodes of angioedema causing abdominal pain and hand swelling since then.
Patient charts were then excluded from further evaluation if complaints of itching, rash, urticaria, or angioedema had been explained by physician-confirmed diagnoses.
Angioedema in a patient with positive family history and low C4 is characteristic of hereditary angioedema (HAE).
Acute and allergic angioedema can be set off by a type of allergic reaction, for example a reaction to an insect sting, or by contact with certain foodstuffs, plants, drugs or pollens.
Conclusions: Bradykinin may be important in the causality of the erythema marginatum associated with hereditary angioedema.
As many as 15 to 24 percent of people in the United States will experience urticaria (hives) or angioedema (swelling) during their lifetime, caused by an allergic reaction, a common viral infection, or a serious illness, according to new medical guidelines developed by a joint task force of allergists, based in Englewood, Colorado.
today announced the launch of RUCONEST 50 IU/kg in the United States for the treatment of acute angioedema attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE).