Angioedema, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics


Angioedema is a deep swelling of the skin, similar to urticaria, but occurs in deeper skin layers. Angioedema often involves the face, tongue, extremities or genitalia. This issue provides the very latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of angioedema.
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Angioedema, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics,

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Angioedema is a deep swelling of the skin, similar to urticaria, but occurs in deeper skin layers. Angioedema often involves the face, tongue, extremities or genitalia. This issue provides the very latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of angioedema.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323242257
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/20/2013
  • Series: Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Rafeul Alam     xi
Preface   Bruce L. Zuraw     xiii
Differential Diagnosis of Angioedema   David Weldon     603
Structure and Function of C1-Inhibitor   Ineke G.A. Wagenaar-Bos   C. Erik Hack     615
Mechanism of Angioedema in First Complement Component Inhibitor Deficiency   Alvin E. Davis III     633
Hereditary Angioedema: The Clinical Syndrome and its Management in the United States   Michael M. Frank     653
Acquired Deficiency of the Inhibitor of the First Complement Component: Presentation, Diagnosis, Course, and Conventional Management   Lorenza Chiara Zingale   Roberto Castelli   Andrea Zanichelli   Marco Cicardi     669
Novel Therapies for Hereditary Angioedema   Bruce L. Zuraw     669
Hereditary Angioedema with Normal C1 Inhibitor Activity Including Hereditary Angioedema with Coagulation Factor XII Gene Mutations   Konrad Bork     709
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Associated Angioedema   James Brian Byrd   Albert Adam   Nancy J. Brown     725
Idiopathic Recurrent Angioedema   Evangelo Frigas   Miguel Park     739
Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Causes of Angioedema   Paul A.Greenberger     753
Cytokine-Associated Angioedema Syndromes Including Episodic Angioedema with Eosinophilia (Gleich's Syndrome)   Aleena Banerji   Peter F. Weller   Javed Sheikh     769
Index     783
Introduction     1
Enriching Connections
Encountering Leonard     7
Hello, Goodbye     19
Humble Listening
Iron Ore Tattoo     47
Listening to Eva     59
Australian Blue Healer     73
Going the Distance
Sitting with David     99
Trial by Fire     121
Sorrows' Lessons
Lone Rangers     149
The Boy in a Giant Man's Body     163
Love Heals
Facing the Dragon     189
Loving Fred, Forgiving Me     203
Leaps of Faith
A Vigil for Anna     223
Dancing on Air     239
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