Enalapril-induced angioedema: A dental concern

Kim K. McFarland, Eric Y.K. Fung

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Abstract

Drug-induced angioedema is a rare but potentially life-threatening side effect of increased levels of bradykinin. It may be overlooked and diagnosed as a dental-related problem due to its appearance as facial swelling, A clear understanding of the pathophysiology of angioedema can better serve both physicians and dentists in providing the most appropriate care for patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)148-150
Number of pages3
JournalGeneral dentistry
Volume59
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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