Case Report, Analg Resusc Curr Res Vol: 6 Issue: 2
Angioedema of the Tongue: An Exceptional Side Effect of Artemether
Irie bi GS*, Kamagate M, Pete Y, Zegbeh NEK, Nda-Koffi, Ogondon B, Kouame KE and Brouh Y
Anesthesia-Resuscitation Department of Teaching Hospital of Bouake, Bouake, Ivory Coast
Received: December 08, 2017 Accepted: December 14, 2017 Published: December 19, 2017
Citation: Irie bi GS, Kamagate M, Pete Y, Zegbeh NEK, Nda-Koffi1, et al. (2017) Angioedema of the Tongue: An Exceptional Side Effect of Artemether. Analg Resusc: Curr Res 6:2. doi:10.4172/2324-903X.1000151
Artemisinin derivatives are substances that are frequently used for the management of malaria in Africa. These drugs are generally well tolerated but can cause serious adverse effects including angioedema. We report a case of angioedema of the tongue of favorable evolution in a 14-year-old girl after intramuscular artemether administration.