Hereditary angioedema: imaging manifestations and clinical management

@article{Gakhal2014HereditaryAI,
  title={Hereditary angioedema: imaging manifestations and clinical management},
  author={Mandip S. Gakhal and Gregory Vincent Marcotte},
  journal={Emergency Radiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={83-90}
}
Hereditary angioedema is a genetic disorder typically related to insufficient or dysfunctional C1-esterase inhibitor. Patients present with episodic swelling of various body parts, such as the face, neck, bowel, genitals, and extremities. Acute or severe symptoms can lead to patients presenting to the emergency room, particularly when the neck and abdominopelvic regions are affected, which is often accompanied by radiologic imaging evaluation. Patients with hereditary angioedema can pose a… CONTINUE READING
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