Angioedema

Last updated: Thursday, 28, October, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

May be associated with Urticaria or Anaphylaxis.

Investigation should be appropriate to the clinical context: FBC, CRP, C3, C4.

Drugs, especially

  • ACE inhibitors
  • Penicillins

Foods and other ingestants, especially

  • Preservatives
  • Colouring agents

Insect stingsĀ 

SeeĀ Insect sting sensitivity.

Contactants

Allergens

Idiopathic

C1 inhibitor deficiency

Hereditary angioedema

Acquired