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Title
Vanishing tumour of the colon ascendens due to acquired type II C1-inhibitor deficiency
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Abstract
We present a patient with recurrent bouts of angioedema of the lips, throat and extremities with a negative familial history for angioedema. Laboratory results confirmed an angioedema due to acquired C1-INH defi ciency (or acquired angioedema, AAE). As AAE can result from underlying disease, further investigation toward malignancy was initiated. A CT-scan of the abdomen disclosed a circumferential tumour of the proximal segment of the colon ascendens which disappeared by the time an ileocolonoscopy was executed. Angioedema of the bowel has been widely reported in hereditary angioedema, whereas it is anecdotal in AAE.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Acta clinica Belgica. - Leuven, 1946 - 1997
Publication
Leuven : 2010
ISSN
0001-5512
Volume/pages
65:2(2010), p. 122-126
ISI
000278507500006
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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