Recognizing and managing hereditary angioedema.
Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 May;80(5):297-308
Authors: Tse K, Zuraw BL
Hereditary angioedema is a rare but life-threatening disease characterized by recurring attacks of swelling of any part of the body, without hives. Prompt recognition is critical so that treatment can be started to minimize morbidity and the risk of death. Drugs have recently become available to prevent and treat acute attacks.
PMID: 23636922 [PubMed - in process]