Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

Information For Patients

Hives (urticaria) and angioedema
Allergic Reactions
Allergic Skin Conditions
Allergy Testing
Food Allergy

Angioedema (AE) Classification (click to enlarge the image):

Diagnosis of Chronic Urticaria and Angioedema (click to enlarge the image).

What to expect when visiting an allergy clinic

Current allergy skin tests are virtually painless. This video by Dr. Bassett, a board-certified allergist from New York City, shows what to expect when visiting an allergy clinic for diagnosis and treatment:

Information For Doctors

Angioedema: Teaching Cases

Angioedema Due to Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Abdominal angioedema secondary to acquired C1 esterase functional deficiency
Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) in a Teenager: Diagnosis and Treatment
Typical laboratory workup for chronic idiopathic urticaria and angioedema
Delayed allergic reactions to omalizumab: Are patients reporting all cases? JACI, 03/2008.
A 28-Year-Old Woman With Undiagnosed Hereditary Angioedema. Medscape, 2009.
"Traumatic" Angioedema in a Patient on ACEi. Life in the Fast Lane, 2009.

Related Reading

Angioedema: Brief Review
Mind Maps: Angioedema
Mnemonics: Angioedema
Patient stories about hereditary angioedema: Marsha.
Blog articles from AllergyNotes

Published: 06/28/2007
Updated: 05/26/2012

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