Treatment of skin swellings with C1-inhibitor concentrate in patients with hereditary angio-oedema.

@article{Bork2008TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of skin swellings with C1-inhibitor concentrate in patients with hereditary angio-oedema.},
  author={K Bork and Petra Staubach and Jochen Hardt},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={751-7}
}
BACKGROUND Skin swellings are the most frequent symptoms in hereditary angio-oedema (HAE) arising out of C1-inhibitor (C1-INH) deficiency. They may be painful and impact daily activities of patients. Detailed clinical data concerning the treatment of skin swellings by C1-INH concentrate have not been reported yet. METHODS From 1976 through 2007, a total of 2104 skin-swelling attacks in 47 patients with HAE were treated with the C1-INH concentrate. Time to relief and duration of the swellings… CONTINUE READING