International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021

A Rare Case of Angioedema Following Propofol Administration in Remote Area

Jessica C Febryani | Vinsensius Thomas | Hubang N Blegur

Abstract: One life threatening manifestation of drug hypersensitivity is angioedema. In some rare cases, propofol may induced angioedema and is proposed to be allergy related. This case report presented a case of angioedema induced by propofol administration in remote area. Limited resources available added another challenge in confirming diagnosis and treating the disease. Nevertheless, identifying and discontinuing the suspected etiology should not be postponed and monitoring intensively should be initiated early to prevent lethal condition.

Keywords: Angioedema, propofol, hypersensitivity, allergy, bradikinin

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,

Pages: 891 - 893

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