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Angioedema – Information for GPs

Referral Criteria / Comissioning Postition

Refer to immunologist if:

  • Anaphylaxis i.e. involvement of airway, breathing or circulation
  • Hereditary angioedema suspected

Information to include in referal letter

  • Description of symptoms and duration
  • Possible triggers
  • Treatments tried already and their effects
  • Past medical/surgical history including any family history
  • Current regular medication
  • BMI
  • Smoking status
  • Alcohol consumption
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