Postoperative angioedema induced by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor: case report

ConclusionAngioedema is a potentially fatal condition when it affects the airway, and should be recognized by anesthesiologists and physicians working in the emergency departments.ResumoJustificativa e objetivosO angioedema é uma condição potencialmente fatal que pode surgir em qualquer momento no perioperatório. Pode decorrer da liberação de histamina, em uma reação de hipersensibilidade a drogas, ou ser desencadeado pela bradicinina, em reações não alérgicas, de etiologia hereditária ou adquirida. O objetivo desserelato é descrever um caso de angioedema, no pós-operatório imediato, em um paciente em uso de medicação anti-hipertensiva da classe dos inibidores da enzima conversora da angiotensina.Relato de casoPaciente de 67 anos, masculino, negro, hipertenso e em uso do maleato de enalapril, foi submetido a cirurgia ortopédica de ombro sob anestesia geral associada a bloqueio do plexo braquial. O procedimento durou 3 horas, sem intercorrências. Após a alta da sala de recuperação pós-anestésica o mesmo apresentou angioedema com grave comprometimento das vias aéreas. Foi tentado realizar intubação traqueal mas foi impossivel devido ao edema que acometia os lábios, a língua e região orofaringeana. Realizou-se a cricotireoidostomia de emergência. O aparecimento...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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