Letters Recurrent angio-oedema

Don’t forget angio-oedema associated with ACE inhibition

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7710 (Published 29 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7710
  1. Daniela Zauli, associate professor of allergy and clinical immunology1
  1. 1University of Bologna, Italy
  1. daniela.zauli{at}unibo.it

Fitzharris and Jordan report that angio-oedema occurs in 0.1-0.7% of all patients taking angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.1 In 2002 my coworkers and I evaluated the prevalence of angio-oedema in patients in our …

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