Persistent angioedema without urticaria – Is it hereditary angioedema?

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Spontaneous, acute-onset attacks in people with hereditary angioedema can be life-threatening; lack of clinical awareness limits access to safe, effective life-saving treatments and options for long-term prophylaxis

Learning objectives

You will learn:

  • The importance of increased awareness of hereditary angioedema (HAE) among South African clinicians
  • An approach to the classification of angioedema and diagnosis of HAE
  • Options for treatment of an acute angioedema attack and current evidence supporting icatibant as the gold standard
  • Long-term prophylaxis for HAE.

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