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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), They are also more likely to have underlying heart or kidney conditions that may cause oedema. What problems can cause oedema? Fluid retention (...

    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...

    Angio-oedema Conditions

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

    Idiopathic Oedema Conditions

    Idiopathic Oedema, What is idiopathic oedema? Oedema is the medical term for fluid retention. Idiopathic is a term which means unknown cause. , ankle oedema ...

    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...

    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. ...

    Macular Oedema Professional

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

    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 ...

    Oedema Forums Group

    Oedema, My grandfather is sunfeeling from oedema which seems to be serious.What should I do? My grandfather is having oedema,which has caused swelling in his feet.It hasn...

    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

    Most often the swelling comes from fluid in the spaces between the cells in the legs, and when this is the case it is called oedema. It is called pitting oedema if a dent made when y...

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    Fluid Overload Conditions

    Fluid can settle in the lungs (pulmonary oedema) causing breathlessness. The heart has to work harder to deal with all this fluid and this can result in heart failure.

    Symptoms and Causes Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook (Prognosis)

    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...

    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).

    Fluid Overload Professional

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

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