Clinical-Medical Image - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2020) Volume 7, Issue 9
Author(s): Brian MacCarthy* and Fergal Cummins
A 52 year old woman presented to the Emergency Department with sudden onset unilateral swelling of her tongue. She had no history of allergy. She took no regular medications, but had taken 400 mg of ibuprofen for a sore throat that evening. She had also taken a throat lozenge which contained fluribuprofen. Examination revealed a clearly demarcated a unilateral swollen tongue without respiratory or cardiovascular abnormality. She was treated with intravenous steroids and anti-histamines.