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Bradykinin-mediated angioedema: factors prompting ED visits

Published inThe American journal of emergency medicine, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 124-129
Publication date2013
Abstract

Bradykinin-mediated angioedema (AE) is characterized by periodic subcutaneous or submucosal swelling, with the absence of urticaria and itching. It affects the face and extremities. Attacks of abdominal pain and obstruction of the upper airways are the hallmarks of disease severity. The aim of this study was to determine the factors prompting patients to turn up at the hospital emergency department (ED) in the event of an attack.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Angioedema/diagnosis/therapy
  • Bradykinin/physiology
  • Emergency Service, Hospital/utilization
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Severity of Illness Index
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
JAVAUD, Nicolas et al. Bradykinin-mediated angioedema: factors prompting ED visits. In: The American journal of emergency medicine, 2013, vol. 31, n° 1, p. 124–129. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.06.021
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ISSN of the journal0735-6757
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