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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2019, vol. 25, issue1
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019251.2358
Published online: 06 February 2019

Case report

J of IMAB. 2019 Jan-Mar;25(1):2358-2361
Snezhana Murgova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Chavdar Balabanov1ORCID logo, Evgenia Barzashka2ORCID logo,
1) Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital “Dr Georgi Stranski” - Pleven, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Clinical toxicology, University Hospital “Dr Georgi Stranski”- Pleven, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria.

Angioedema is a self-limited, localized swelling that involves subcutaneous tissue or mucosa of the face and other areas. It affects males and females equally, usually during the 3rd and 4th decades of life.
 We present a patient with angioedema of the head and neck with a typical clinical picture of an acquired type and with a normal level of C1-INH. Initially the patient was treated with a combination of drugs for allergy. However the swelling did not respond to the therapy and fresh frozen plasma was added. After the 10th day, the edema began reducing progressively.
Despite the controversies in the literature we demonstrate that FFP is useful not only to ameliorate the acute attack but also for prophylaxis.

Keywords: angioedema, allergy, fresh frozen plasma,

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Please cite this article as: Veneva E, Belcheva A. Placebo-controlled subjective and objective evaluation of laser analgesia efficacy – a case report. J of IMAB. 2019 Jan-Mar;25(1):2358-2361. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019251.2358

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Snezhana Veselinova Murgova, Eye clinic, Medical University - Pleven; 91, Gen. Vladimir Vazov str., 5800 Pleven, Bulgaria; E-mail: snejana_murgova@yahoo.com

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Received: 12 October 2018
Published online: 06 February 2019

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