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angioedema

[‚an·jē·ō·i′dē·mə]
(medicine)
The development of giant hives beneath the surface of the skin, especially around the eyes and lips; usually due to an allergic response.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Improved diagnosis and awareness have been shown to reduce mortality rate in patients with HAE [10, 11].
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Sterilized and dried filter paper disc was saturated with 10[micro]l of HAE of Solanum xanthocarpum with 125mg/ml,250mg/ml, 500mg/ ml and 1000mg/ml concentration.
In HAE type I, a gene mutation results in decreased plasma antigenic and functional levels of C1INH, which affect 85% of patients.
This data demonstrate a > 90% reduction in HAE attacks compared to placebo in the 300mg/400mg arms in patients with less than two attacks in the three months prior to study entry.
Although there is currently no known cure for HAE, it is possible to treat the symptoms associated with edema attacks.
OPuS-1 was a double-blind, randomized crossover study in which 24 patients with severe HAE were assigned to 4 weeks of BCX4161 at 400 mg or placebo three times daily, then switched to 4 weeks of the other regimen after a washout period.
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