IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences

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Case Report


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60-65


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S Ramalingam, R Narendar, S Narayanan*


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Sudden unexpected death due to hereditary angioedema — A case report


Case Report

Author Details : S Ramalingam, R Narendar, S Narayanan*

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 60-65

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijfmts.2021.015



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Abstract

Angioedema related to deficiency of the C1- esterase inhibitor protein (C1-inh) is characterized by lack of response to therapies, which include antihistamines, steroids and epinephrine. In case of laryngeal edema, mortality rate is an estimated mammoth 30 percent. The first case of such acquired form of angioedema related to the deficiency in C1- esterase inhibitor was published in 1972. In the present case, we entail details of one such case.,


Keywords: C1­ esterase inhibitor, Sudden Death, Hereditary Angioedema, Hereditary Angioneurotic edema, Laryngeal edema


How to cite : Ramalingam S, Narendar R, Narayanan S, Sudden unexpected death due to hereditary angioedema — A case report. IP Int J Forensic Med Toxicol Sci 2021;6(2):60-65

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