Test Your Knowledge on Angioedema in Urgent Care (Postscript 1 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Evidence-Based Management of Angioedema in Urgent Care | May 2024

A 31-year-old, previously healthy man presents to urgent care with a complaint of abdominal pain and nausea accompanied by swelling of his hands and feet. The symptoms started 2 days ago and have gotten progressively worse. He reports no difficulty breathing. He is not taking any medications and denies any known allergies. Among the following choices, which is the most likely cause of this patient’s symptoms?

  1. Histamine-mediated angioedema
  2. Hereditary angioedema
  3. ACEI-induced angioedema
  4. Acute gastroenteritis

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