Hereditary angioedema (HAE) in children and adolescents—a consensus on therapeutic strategies

@inproceedings{Wahn2012HereditaryA,
  title={Hereditary angioedema (HAE) in children and adolescents—a consensus on therapeutic strategies},
  author={Volker Wahn and Werner Aberer and Wolfgang Eberl and Maria Fasshauer and Thomas K{\"u}hne and Karin Kurnik and Markus Magerl and Dirk Meyer-Olson and Inmaculada Mart{\'i}nez-Saguer and Peter J. Sp{\"a}th and Petra Staubach-Renz and Wolfhart Kreuz},
  booktitle={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2012}
}
Hereditary angioedema due to C1 inhibitor (C1 esterase inhibitor) deficiency (types I and II HAE-C1-INH) is a rare disease that usually presents during childhood or adolescence with intermittent episodes of potentially life-threatening angioedema. Diagnosis as early as possible is important to avoid ineffective therapies and to properly treat swelling attacks. At a consensus meeting in June 2011, pediatricians and dermatologists from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland reviewed the currently… CONTINUE READING
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