Ricerca in clinica e in laboratorio

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 55–59 | Cite as

The management of hereditary angioedema

  • Angelo Agostoni


Our experience in managing 120 cases of hereditary angioedema is reported. Forty-two severe episodes of mucous or subcutaneous edema were successfully managed using CI-INH concentrate. A prophylactic treatment was done with two classes of drugs: antifibrinolytic agents (tranexamic acid) and 17α-alkylated androgen derivatives.


CI-esterase inhibitor CI-INH concentrate Hereditary angiocedema 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo Agostoni
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  1. 1.Clinica Medica VII, Ospedale San PaoloUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItalia

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