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Lips Angioedema after Dental Procedure

  • Alireza Shafiei
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Abstract

  • Dental procedures are a common trigger for the onset of attack in patients with hereditary angioedema

  • A low C4 level is a good initial screening test in diagnosis of hereditary angioedema

Keywords

Hereditary angioedema C4 C1 inhibitor 

References

  1. 1.
    Kanani A, Betschel SD, Warrington R. Urticaria and angioedema. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2018;14(Suppl 2):59.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Agostoni A, Cicardi M. Hereditary and acquired C1-inhibitor deficiency: biological and clinical characteristics in 235 patients. Medicine. 1992;71(4):206–15.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alireza Shafiei
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  1. 1.Department of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyBahrami Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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