J Oral Med Oral Surg
Volume 26, Number 3, 2020
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Cas clinique et revue de la littérature / Up-to date review and case report|
|Published online||26 June 2020|
Up-to Date Review And Case Report
Hereditary angioedema type II and dental extraction: case report and literature review
Dentistry Department, Tours University Hospital Centre, Tours, France
2 Faculty of Odontology, University of Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
3 Dermatology Department, Tours University Hospital Centre, Tours, France
4 Faculty of Odontology of Nantes, University of Nantes, Nantes, France
* Correspondence: email@example.com
Accepted: 26 May 2020
Introduction: The hereditary angioedema of type II (HAE type II) is a disease which, in the case of invasive acts such as dental extractions, can trigger potentially fatal laryngeal edema. Observation: A 64-year-old man presented to the hospital to perform dental extractions. The anamnesis revealed a history of hereditary angioedema of type II. The National Reference Center for Angioedema (CREAK) recommended a prophylactic protocol before performing this traumatic dental procedure in order to reduce the risk of post-operative edema. Discussion: The HAE type II is under- or misdiagnosed. The literature reports cases of death related to dental procedures in patients unaware of being a carrier of the disease. Conclusion: In case of certain evocative signs (recurrent edema, abdominal pain, family history, etc.), the odontologist must play an active role in the early detection of HAE type II.
Key words: angioedema / hereditary / dental
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