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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Angioedema in the ED

Taming The SRU
Taming The SRU - August 10, 2020 - By Wosiski-Kuhn M
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"Angioedema is like urticaria in that both are transient swelling of well-demarcated areas. However, angioedema involves swelling of deeper tissues, producing nonpitting edema of the dermis and subcutaneous layers. It is most often seen in the eyelids and lips, and sometimes in the mouth and throat. While it is not pruritic it may be painful.
Angioedema (AE) may be broadly divided into histamine or b
radykinin mediated processes..."