Case Report: ACE Inhibitor Likely Triggered Post-surgery Angioedema

Case Report: ACE Inhibitor Likely Triggered Post-surgery Angioedema

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Case Report: ACE Inhibitor Likely Triggered Post-surgery Angioedema

Following a minor surgical procedure, a 70-year-old Indian man developed angioedema of the tongue that was likely triggered by an ACE inhibitor — a class of medicines often used to manage high blood pressure — a case report found. The patient had a history of acute swelling episodes, the researchers said. This case highlights the importance of monitoring patient history for swelling episodes, especially among those taking ACE inhibitors, which are known to trigger angioedema…

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