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Meaning of QUINCKE'S DISEASE

 
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 Definition: Also called angioneurotic edema. Angioedema is a form of localized swelling of the deeper layers of the skin and fatty tissues underneath the skin. Angioedema can occur as a result of an allergic reaction, in association with other diseases (such as blood vessel inflammation, vasculitis), with cancers (such as lymphoma), or for unknown reasons.
 

 

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