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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences
Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
EISSN: 1677-3225
Vol. 11, No. 4, 2012, pp. 505-508
Bioline Code: os12058
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2012, pp. 505-508

 en Angioneurotic edema: report of two cases
Chaitra, T.R.; Ravishankar, T.L. & Nalawade, Triveni Mohan

Abstract

Pediatric angioedema exhibits a different cause and clinical manifestations than does adult angioedema. Unlike angioedema in adults, pediatric angioedema is caused mostly due to food, followed by insect bites, infection and antibiotics. Reactions to insect stings, both allergic and toxic, are commonly seen in medical pediatric practice but uncommonly encountered by pediatric dentists. Here we present two cases of angioedema involving the face mainly in children who presented insect bite in the affected region. Treatment and case resolution are described.

Keywords
giant urticaria, angioneuroticedema, allergy, pruritis

 
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