A 35-year-old member asked:
tell me about angioedema please?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich answered
18 years experience Dermatology
Abrupt Swelling: Angioedema (ae) abrupt swelling or edema or the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, mucosa, and submucosal tissue, caused by increase of vascular permeability. Ae can be either acquired or hereditary. Hereditary aeis secondary to a genetic mutation that is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. Acquired ae is secondary to other causes, including medications such as angiotensin inhibitors.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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