Hereditary angioedema

What is Hereditary angioedema?

Hereditary angioedema is a condition characterised by swelling of face and lips. It is caused due to deficiency of C1 esterase which is an inhibitor of first component of complement pathway (C1).

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Hello, Is it possible for a female (age 14) to have Hereditary Angioedema, if she has facial, lip, tongue, hands, vaginal, behind knees, and feet...

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Yes it is possible to have Hereditary Angioedema.

On and off swellings of these body parts are...

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Hello! My child was diagnosed with Hereditary Angioedema Type III. Symptoms started around the age of 7, so far no treatment has been successful....

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Angioedema is an allergic condition characterized by swelling just below the surface of the skin, usually...

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I'm 31 years old and since I was 19 I have had episodes of angiodema and hives lasting from 5 years, to 6 months, etc.. on and off. I've been...

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Angioedema is an allergic condition characterized by swelling just below the surface of the skin, usually around the lips...

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