Volume 22, Issue 97 (2-2013)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2013, 22(97): 283-288 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghaffari J, Rezaei M, Bahari A. Hereditary Angioedema: Misdiagnosis, Mismanagement and Report of Seven Cases from a Family. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2013; 22 (97) :283-288
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-1796-en.html
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Hereditary angioedema is a rare disorder of complement system which is often seen with autosomal dominant hereditary. Clinical characteristics include non- pruritic and non-pitting mucocutaneous edema that could involve all parts of the body. This study reports seven cases of hereditary angioedema with classical manifestations accompanied by low function of C1INH (type 2). One death occurred due to laryngeal edema. This case study aimed at increasing the knowledge regarding hereditary angioedema, its early diagnosis and correct managements.
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