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What causes angioedema?
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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: ALLERGY OR GENETIC
Angioedema is the rapid swelling of the skin, including the dermis, deep dermis, mucosa, and subcutaneous tissue.
If angioedema is acquired, it is usually caused by an allergy; if it is hereditary, it is due to a genetic mutation.

In brief: ALLERGY OR GENETIC
Angioedema is the rapid swelling of the skin, including the dermis, deep dermis, mucosa, and subcutaneous tissue.
If angioedema is acquired, it is usually caused by an allergy; if it is hereditary, it is due to a genetic mutation.
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