A CASE OF ANGIOEDEMA: C1 INHIBITOR DEFICIENCY

A CASE OF ANGIOEDEMA: C1 INHIBITOR DEFICIENCY

Authors

  • Arijit Sinha Infectious Disease Hospital, Kolkata
  • Suvrendu Sankar Kar R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata
  • Subhrojyoti Mitra Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura
  • Ujjal Bandopadhyayay Bandopadhyay Regional institute of ophthalmology, Kolkata
  • Bikas Chandra Seth Midnapur Medical College, Midnapur
  • Md Hamid Ali Murshidabad Medical College, Berhampur

Keywords:

Angioedema, C1 inhibitor deficiency, complement, Urticaria

Abstract

Angioedema is rapid swelling (oedema) of subcutaneous tissue involving dermis, mucosa and sub mucosal tissues. It may be IgE dependant, bradykinin mediated, complement mediated, non immunologic or idiopathic. It may be heriditory or acquired. In our case the child was suffering from r

Angioedema is rapid swelling (oedema) of subcutaneous tissue involving dermis, mucosa and sub mucosal tissues. It may be IgE dependant, bradykinin mediated, complement mediated, non immunologic or idiopathic. It may be heriditory or acquired. In our case the child was suffering from recurrent episodes of angioedema and found to be due to C1 inhibitor deficiency.

ecurrent episodes of angioedema and found to be due to C1 inhibitor deficiency.

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Published

2015-03-31

How to Cite

Sinha, A. ., Kar, S. S. ., Mitra, S. ., Bandopadhyay, U. B., Seth, B. C. ., & Ali, M. H. (2015). A CASE OF ANGIOEDEMA: C1 INHIBITOR DEFICIENCY. National Journal of Medical Research, 5(01), 89–90. Retrieved from https://njmr.in/index.php/file/article/view/358

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Case Report

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