Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hereditary Angioedema Outlook

What to expect with hereditary angioedema:

  • Hereditary angioedema can cause lifelong episodes of swelling.
  • Severe attacks can be life-threatening, but most episodes of swelling resolve.

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hereditary Angioedema References
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