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Figure 43.1
Angio‐oedema of the lips, (a) during and (b) 3 days after an attack. (Courtesy of St John's Institute of Dermatology, London, UK.)
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Figure 43.2
Bradykinin formation and breakdown. Bradykinin is formed predominantly from high‐molecular‐weight kininogen (HMWK) by plasma kallikrein. Binding of br...
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Figure 43.3
Reticulate prodromal erythema seen in some families with hereditary angio‐oedema (HAE). ‘Chicken‐wire’ reticulate erythema/urticaria, non‐pruritic, on...
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Figure 43.4
Laboratory profiles of different types of angio‐oedema without weals. HAE, hereditary angio‐oedema; NSAID, non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs.