[Hereditary angioedema in Medellín (Colombia): Clinical evaluation and quality of life appraisal].

  title={[Hereditary angioedema in Medell{\'i}n (Colombia): Clinical evaluation and quality of life appraisal].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Dulfary S{\'a}nchez and Juli{\'a}n Cuervo and Deisi Rave and Gustavo Clemen and Juan Jos{\'e} Yepes-Nu{\~n}ez and Blanca Ortiz-Reyes and Sara E Sus and Ricardo Cardona},
  journal={Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud},
  volume={35 3},
INTRODUCTION Hereditary angioedema is an autosomal dominant primary immunodeficiency caused by a deficiency of the C1 inhibitor protein and characterized by recurrent episodes of subcutaneous and mucosal edema. Unpredictable and frequent crisis of angioedema affect the quality of life of individuals suffering this kind of disorder. OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical characteristics of a family with an index case of hereditary angioedema and to determine the impact of this disease on their… CONTINUE READING