A case of Hereditary Angioedema Associated with Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism

  title={A case of Hereditary Angioedema Associated with Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism},
  author={Sang Hoon Kim and Byung Jae Lee and Yoon Seok Chang and Yoon Keun Kim and Sang Heon Cho and Kyung Up Min and You Young Kim},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
Hereditary angioedema is a rare autosomal dominant disease characterized by the edema of subcutaneous tissues, respiratory tract and bowel. It is caused by the deficiency of C1 esterase inhibitor. Hereditary angioedema may be associated with autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune thyroiditis and glomerulonephritis. We report a 34-year-old male patient with hereditary angioedema who developed idiopathic hypoparathyroidism. Autoimmunity seems… CONTINUE READING


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