Disease Information for Angioedema/Angioneurotic edema

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema Children
Edema face/lip
Facial edema/swelling
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Hot Flushes
Abdominal Pain in Children
Large tongue/macroglossia
Lips/swelling/fullness
Swollen lips
Edema of Lower Extremities
Hand/Wrist Pain Unilateral
Hot flashes
Acute Cough in Children
Cough Acute
Dyspnea
Noisy Breathing
Sudden onset dyspnea
Wheezing
Difficult intubations/anatomic
Hoarseness
Itchy palate/throat
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Stridor infant Child
Voice Alteration
Voice Alteration in Children
Voice Alteration in Elderly
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Acutely ill patient/signs
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Onset/Young adult
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Black/African american population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Allergic/atopic
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult ('twenties')
Population/Female
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
C4, serum (Lab)
Complement (total CH50) level (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Eosinophiles (LAB)
RAST/IGE Specific Allergy Abnormal
CarboxyPeptidase A (CPA)
Histamine (Lab)
Tryptase, serum (Lab)
URINE Histamine
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Asthma
Croup (tracheobronchitis)
Epiglottitis, acute
Associated Disease & Complications
Airway obstruction
Airway obstruction/Children
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Angioedema/angioneurotic edema
Asphyxia/suffocation
Cricopharyngeal achalasia/dilatation
Edema
Eosinophilia Hypereosinophilia
Subglottid edema
Upper airway Obstruction
Urticaria/hives
Kounis syndrome/Allergic Coronary Spasm
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/IgE mediated allergic Type 1/immediate
Pathophysiology/IGE mediated anaphylaxis
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Atopic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Hypersensitivity/Atopic/Allergic disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
ANGIO EDEMA, Angio edema urticaria, Angio oedema, Angio oedema urticaria, angioedema, Angioedema (disorder), Angioedema and urticaria, Angioedema urticaria, Angioedemas, angioneurotic edema, Angioneurotic Edemas, Angioneurotic oedema, BANNISTER DISEASE, circumscribed edema, edema angioneurotic, edema circumscribed, edema Quincke, Edema Quincke's, Edemas Angioneurotic, GIANT HIVES, giant urticaria, Giant urticaria (disorder), Giant Urticarias, Hives giant, MILTON QUINCKE GIANT URTICARIA, Oedema angioneurotic, Oedema Quincke's, Quincke, Quincke edema, QUINCKE SYNDROME, Quincke's disease, Quinckes Edema, Quincke's edema, QUINCKE'S OEDEMA, Urticaria angio edema, Urticaria angio oedema, Urticaria angioedema, urticaria giant, Urticarias Giant, Synonym/Angioedema, Synonym/Bannister's disease, Synonym/Quincke's syndrome
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Epinephrine (Adrenalin)
RX/Prednisone (Deltasone)
Definition

Recurring attacks of transient edema suddenly appearing in areas of the skin or mucous membranes and occasionally of the viscera, often associated with dermatographism, urticaria, erythema, and purpura.

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