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- (pathology) Swelling of the lower layers of the skin, often around the mouth, or of the mucosa or submucosa of the mouth or throat which can appear quickly in response to an allergen or due to other conditions
- Angioedema of the throat can cause suffocation and should be treated as a medical emergency.
swelling of the lower layers of the skin or of other tissues
angioedema m (plural angioedemas)
- (pathology) angioedema (swelling of the lower layers of the skin or of other tissues)