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Isolated uvular angioedema associated with ACE inhibitor use

Authors
Journal
Journal of Emergency Medicine
0736-4679
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0736-4679(95)00003-s
Keywords
  • Uvula
  • Angioedema
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (Ace) Inhibitors
  • Lisinopril
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

Abstract Angioedema is a well-known complication of medical therapy with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. Isolated uvular angioedema, a rare presentation of angioedema, in a patient taking lisinopril (Zestril) is described in this case report. Management of uvular edema is also reviewed.

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