Hereditary angioedema – how to make a diagnosis? Helping the pediatrician


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2022.1.38-43

O.S. Bodnya

Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Department of Allergology and Immunology, Moscow, Russia
Hereditary angioedema is a rare condition that usually manifests with recurrent episodes of potentially life-threatening angioedema during childhood or adolescence. Early diagnosis and optimal treatment of this disease is very important in order to avoid ineffective methods of treatment and to prescribe adequate therapy, thereby improving the quality of life of patients. This article discusses some of the features of the course of this disease in childhood and adolescence.

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Corresponding author: Olga S. Bodnya, Cand. Sci. (Med.), Associate Professor at the Department of Allergology and Immunology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Moscow, Russia; os.bodnya@yandex.ru; ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5009-8251; eLibrary SPIN: 8477-0538


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