Death due to obstruction of the upper airways caused by edema of the laryngeal mucosa in the course of hereditary angioedema.

@article{Arkuszewski2015DeathDT,
  title={Death due to obstruction of the upper airways caused by edema of the laryngeal mucosa in the course of hereditary angioedema.},
  author={Piotr Arkuszewski and Ewa Meissner and Stefan Mirosław Szram},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2015},
  volume={254},
  pages={e22-4}
}
A rare case of death of a young man due to airway obstruction in the course of angioedema (Quincke's edema). Type I hereditary angioedema due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency had been diagnosed in the man while he was alive. The information concerning the man's health state was given in the Public Prosecutor's decision ordering medico legal autopsy… CONTINUE READING