Certain Conditions Found to Increase Risk of Angioedema in Older Adults

Certain Conditions Found to Increase Risk of Angioedema in Older Adults

315391

Certain Conditions Found to Increase Risk of Angioedema in Older Adults

Excess blood levels of uric acid — a normal body waste product — and Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune condition, may increase the risk of angioedema without hives for older adults, according to a study in Poland. Further studies are needed to confirm these findings and better understand the factors driving the development of this swelling condition in patients older than age 60, the researchers noted. The study, “Impact of comorbidities on risk of angioedema without…

You must be logged in to read/download the full post.