Diffuse swelling of his tongue

Diffuse swelling of his tongue

 

Question

A 75-year-old man presented to the emergency department with diffuse swelling of his tongue that had begun a few hours earlier. He had no known history of allergies. He had been taking antihypertensive  twice daily for the past three years .

Treatment with which antihypertensive is most likely to cause this appearance?

Beta-blocker
Diuretic
Alpha-blocker
Angiotensin converting-enzyme inhibitor
Calcium-channel blocker

 

 

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