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Am J Cardiol. 1998 Feb 15;81(4):523.

Lingual angioedema after perindopril use.

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  • 1Réanimation Toxicologique, Hôpital Fernand Widal, Paris, France.

Abstract

We report a case of severe lingual edema and airway compromise associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use. Although angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are generally considered as safe drugs, angioedema may induce severe respiratory distress and death.

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