Small bowel intussusception: An unusual presentation of angioedema

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This article presents a case report of a 13-year-old boy who presented to the Emergency Department with abdominal pain and vomiting. He had a known history of recurrent swelling but no previous abdominal episodes. A computed tomography scan revealed small bowel intussusception and he was scheduled for surgery. The patient had a history of multiple episodes of swelling of extremities, face, and genitalia. The Allergy Consult Service was consulted for perioperative management of his angioedema.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-87
Number of pages4
JournalAllergy and Asthma Proceedings
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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