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Angioedema after t-PA Infusion

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  • Miguel Leal Rato, M.D.,
  • and Mariana Carvalho Dias, M.D.

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A 78-year-old man presented to the emergency department with weakness on the left side. Fifty-four minutes after the initiation of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator, swelling developed on the left side of the tongue, a finding that was consistent with angioedema.


Miguel Leal Rato, M.D.
Mariana Carvalho Dias, M.D.
Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal

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