Isolated intestinal type angioedema due to ACE-inhibitor therapy uri icon


  • A 42-year-old woman presents with abdominal pain after taking her first dose of lisinopril. Visceral angioedema was diagnosed based on clinical suspicion and abdominal computed tomography (CT). Awareness of this rare side effect of a common medication is key to avoid delays in diagnosis and unnecessary procedures.

publication date

  • 2017