Charles Gropper, MD



September 14, 2005

A 32-year-old man who had no significant medical history complained of “something growing on the knuckles of my right hand.” He reported that a “bump” was forming on the site of a cut he sustained while slaughtering sheep 3 weeks earlier. There was no blister, discharge, or pain. The patient denied any fever, cough, or malaise. He also did not recall seeing any lesions or “bumps” on the sheep.

Acquired Angioedema

September 14, 2005

A 68-year-old man presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of an itchy rash over his body. His past medical history included hypertension, contact dermatitis, and penicillin allergy.