Angioneurotic edema of head and neck in patients with ACE-inhibitors

Christian Güldner, Karen Lampe, Christian Motsch & Ulrich Vorwerk
Introduction: ACE-Inhibitors are used in therapy of at least 40 million hypertonic patients worldwide. Well known side effects are angioneurotic edema which can be located in skin and mucous membrane [4]. Pathogenesis is not clear, but Bradykinin seems to play a key role [ref:1],[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]