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    Hereditary Angio-oedema Professional

    Hereditary Angio-oedema, Synonyms: HAE, hereditary angioneurotic oedema, C1-inhibitor deficiency, C1-esterase inhibitor deficiency, familial angioneurotic oedema, hereditary brady...

    Swollen Legs Professional

    Hereditary angioneurotic oedema. Obstructive sleep apnoea. Idiopathic conditions. Presentation The nature of the presentation will give essential clues in establishing the di...

    Eosinophilia Professional

    Causes Allergy diseases: asthma , urticaria , eczema , allergic rhinitis , angioneurotic oedema . Drug hypersensitivity. Drugs which more commonly cause eosinophilia include ant...

    Croup Professional

    Retropharyngeal abscess . Angioneurotic oedema . Laryngeal mucosal lesions such as laryngeal web, papillomata and haemangioma.

    Cricothyroidotomy Professional

    Severe maxillofacial trauma. Oedema of throat tissues preventing visualisation of the cords (eg, angioneurotic oedema, anaphylaxis, burns, smoke inhalation).

    Oedema (Swelling) Conditions

    Oedema (Swelling), What problems can cause oedema? Fluid retention (oedema) may be caused by many different conditions. Oedema may be due to having to spend a lo...

    Pulmonary Oedema Conditions

    Pulmonary Oedema, Pulmonary oedema is most often caused by heart failure (then called cardiogenic pulmonary oedema). However, it may be caused by other conditions which do n...

    Idiopathic Oedema Conditions

    Idiopathic Oedema, If these have been ruled out by tests then the diagnosis may be idiopathic oedema. Who has idiopathic oedema? Idiopathic oedema mainly affe...

    Angio-oedema Conditions

    Angio-oedema, What is angio-oedema? Angio-oedema is a condition that can cause swelling of: The deeper layers o...

    Snake Bites Professional

    Drug therapy - supportive and symptomatic therapy should be provided as necessary: Hypotension : treat with colloid infusion. Angioneurotic oedema : use antihistamines, prednisolone, adre...

    Angio-oedema Professional

    Angio-oedema, Angio-oedema is a local, non-inflammatory, self-limiting oedema that is circumscribed, and is a result of increased leakage of plasma from the capillaries ...

    Macular Oedema Professional

    Macular Oedema, Macular fluid accumulation alters cell function in the retina as well as provoking an inflammatory reparative response. [ 3 ] ...

    Peripheral Oedema Professional

    Peripheral Oedema, This is the classic type of oedema caused by fluid accumulation. Non-pitting oedema occurs in conditions such as lymphoedema, myxoedema and lipoedema. ...

    Acute Pulmonary Oedema Professional

    Acute Pulmonary Oedema, There are two main types of pulmonary oedema [ 1 ] : Cardiogenic (or hydrostatic) pulmonary oedema caused by an elevated pulmonary capillary ...

    Swollen Legs Conditions

    When this is the case it is called oedema. It is called pitting oedema if a dent made when you press with your fingertip stays in the skin after you have taken the fingertip away.

    Fluid Overload Conditions

    The medical term for this is acute pulmonary oedema.  'Acute' means 'of quick onset'. If fluid overload goes on for a long term it eventually leads to heart failure ...

    Hives (Acute Urticaria) Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Angio-oedema for more details : The swelling of angio-oedema can occur anywhere in the body but most commonly affects the eyelids, lips and genitals...

    Hives (Chronic Urticaria) Conditions

    Treatment of associated angio-oedema Antihistamines usually help to reduce the swelling of angio-oedema. Occasionally, an adrenaline (epinephrine) injection and emergency hospital...

    Fluid Overload Professional

    This results in heart failure, which usually manifests as pulmonary oedema and peripheral oedema. Aetiology Iatrogenic - excessive intravenous fluids, blood transfusions: ...

    Altitude Sickness Conditions

    High-altitude cerebral oedema (HACO or HACE. Oedema is spelt edema in some countries, so this condition can be shortened to either HACE or HACO).

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