Oestrogen-dependent hereditary angio-oedema with normal C1 inhibitor: description of six new cases and review of pathogenic mechanisms and treatment.

@article{Serrano2008OestrogendependentHA,
  title={Oestrogen-dependent hereditary angio-oedema with normal C1 inhibitor: description of six new cases and review of pathogenic mechanisms and treatment.},
  author={Cristina Serrano and Mar Guilarte and Raquel Tella and Gaspar Dalmau and Joan Bartra and Pere Gaig and M. E. Barrera Cerda and V Cardona and Antonio Lu{\'i}s Valero},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={735-41}
}
BACKGROUND Hereditary angio-oedema (HAE) is a rare condition in which there is a deficiency in the quantity or activity of C1 inhibitor (C1INH). Recently, an additional type of HAE with no alterations in the levels or the function of C1INH has been reported. It is defined as HAE with normal C1INH, and named type III HAE or oestrogen-dependent HAE. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and laboratory findings of six new cases of type III HAE and to review the literature about this… CONTINUE READING

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