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Idiopathic Angioedema

  • Cristina J. Ramos-Romey
  • Timothy J. CraigEmail author
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Abstract

Idiopathic angioedema is characterized by recurrent episodes of swelling involving the deep dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Idiopathic angioedema is a diagnosis of exclusion, and a thorough evaluation is warranted to exclude underling conditions that may clinically present with angioedema. Here, we present two challenging cases of idiopathic angioedema.

Keywords

Idiopathic angioedema Angioedema 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Allergy and Immunology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey College of MedicinePenn State UniversityHersheyUSA

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