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Case Report

Hereditary Angioedema and Gastrointestinal Complications: An Extensive Review of the Literature

Table 1

Gastrointestinal manifestations of Hereditary Angioedema.

SiteClinical manifestationFrequency (%)

SkinSwelling and edema97% [10]

OropharynxLaryngeal edema0.9% [10]
Tongue swelling0.3% [10]
Dysphagia16% [34]

AbdomenNausea and vomiting88% [34]
Crampy and colicky abdominal pain43–93% [12]
Abdominal distention72.8% [15]
Ascites30% [15] 
80% [35]
Diarrhea15% [36] 
65% [14]

Circulatory systemHypovolemic shock4.4% [15]

Less frequent presentationPancreatitisRare [13, 14, 37]
IntussusceptionRare [1315, 38]
TetanyRare [15]
DysuriaRare [39]

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