Fatal laryngeal attacks and mortality in hereditary angioedema due to C1-INH deficiency
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 07/31/2012
Bork K et al. – The high mortality in patients with undiagnosed hereditary angioedema due to C1 inhibitor deficiency (HAE–C1–INH) underscores the need to identify these patients and diagnose their condition. The analysis of fatal laryngeal attacks gives further insight into their course, thus helping to avoid fatalities in the future.