Angioedema and Anaphylaxis

Exercise-induced anaphylaxis and angioedema (EIA) is defined as a systemic allergic reaction specifically triggered by exercise. It is different from exercise-induced urticaria, or “hives,” in that there does not have to be an elevation in core body temperature for it to occur. Urticaria is often associated with EIA, though it is most often different in character from exercise-induced urticaria. While it is seen in people of all ages, it is more often seen in late adolescence and early adulthood. Up to half of the ...

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