Diagnosis and Treatment Tools

Canadian ApproachPDF and International consensus 2010 PDF

Read about diagnosing and treating hereditary angioedema (HAE) in the acute and prophylactic setting.

Diagnostic Tool: Ask 8 to Differentiate PDF

Implement this helpful tool in your practice, provide it as a didactic aid for students, or share it with emergency medicine physicians, gastroenterologists, otolaryngologists, or others who may see patients with undiagnosed HAE.


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Clinical management of HAE

Treatment of HAE is complex, involving separate algorithms for acute attacks and prophylaxis . Read more about managing HAE.

Emergency treatment of HAE

Swelling related to HAE does not respond to commonly used emergency medications, such as epinephrine, antihistamines, or glucocorticoids.
See how to treat an acute attack.