A vascular reaction of the skin characterized by erythema and wheal formation due to localized increase of vascular permeability. The causative mechanism may be allergy, infection, or stress.
The most common form of cutaneous mastocytosis (MASTOCYTOSIS, CUTANEOUS) that occurs primarily in children. It is characterized by the multiple small reddish-brown pigmented pruritic macules and papules.
Swelling involving the deep DERMIS, subcutaneous, or submucosal tissues, representing localized EDEMA. Angioedema often occurs in the face, lips, tongue, and larynx.
A class of non-sedating drugs that bind to but do not activate histamine receptors (DRUG INVERSE AGONISM), thereby blocking the actions of histamine or histamine agonists. These antihistamines represent a heterogenous group of compounds with differing chemical structures, adverse effects, distribution, and metabolism. Compared to the early (first generation) antihistamines, these non-sedating antihistamines have greater receptor specificity, lower penetration of BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER, and are less likely to cause drowsiness or psychomotor impairment.
Epicutaneous or intradermal application of a sensitizer for demonstration of either delayed or immediate hypersensitivity. Used in diagnosis of hypersensitivity or as a test for cellular immunity.
Drugs that selectively bind to but do not activate histamine H1 receptors, thereby blocking the actions of endogenous histamine. Included here are the classical antihistaminics that antagonize or prevent the action of histamine mainly in immediate hypersensitivity. They act in the bronchi, capillaries, and some other smooth muscles, and are used to prevent or allay motion sickness, seasonal rhinitis, and allergic dermatitis and to induce somnolence. The effects of blocking central nervous system H1 receptors are not as well understood.
Immunologically mediated adverse reactions to medicinal substances used legally or illegally.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
An acute hypersensitivity reaction due to exposure to a previously encountered ANTIGEN. The reaction may include rapidly progressing URTICARIA, respiratory distress, vascular collapse, systemic SHOCK, and death.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate histamine receptors, thereby blocking the actions of histamine or histamine agonists. Classical antihistaminics block the histamine H1 receptors only.
Agents that are used to treat allergic reactions. Most of these drugs act by preventing the release of inflammatory mediators or inhibiting the actions of released mediators on their target cells. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p475)
Gastrointestinal disturbances, skin eruptions, or shock due to allergic reactions to allergens in food.
A potent second-generation histamine H1 antagonist that is effective in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, chronic urticaria, and pollen-induced asthma. Unlike many traditional antihistamines, it does not cause drowsiness or anticholinergic side effects.
An immunoglobulin associated with MAST CELLS. Overexpression has been associated with allergic hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
A second-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonist used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and urticaria. Unlike most classical antihistamines (HISTAMINE H1 ANTAGONISTS) it lacks central nervous system depressing effects such as drowsiness.
Infection with roundworms of the genus ANISAKIS. Human infection results from the consumption of fish harboring roundworm larvae. The worms may cause acute NAUSEA; VOMITING; or penetrate into the wall of the DIGESTIVE TRACT where they give rise to EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMA in the STOMACH; INTESTINES; or the OMENTUM.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
An in vitro test used in the diagnosis of allergies including drug hypersensitivity. The allergen is added to the patient's white blood cells and the subsequent histamine release is measured.
Solid dosage forms, of varying weight, size, and shape, which may be molded or compressed, and which contain a medicinal substance in pure or diluted form. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.
Irradiation directly from the sun.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
A medical specialty concerned with the skin, its structure, functions, diseases, and treatment.
A group of abnormal hemoglobins with similar electrophoretic characteristics. They have faster electrophoretic mobility and different amino acid substitutions in either the alpha or beta chains than normal adult hemoglobin. Some of the variants produce hematologic abnormalities, others result in no clinical disorders.
The emergence of a tooth from within its follicle in the ALVEOLAR PROCESS of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE into the ORAL CAVITY. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Mechanical food dispensing machines.
The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.
The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
The functions and activities carried out by the U.S. Postal Service, foreign postal services, and private postal services such as Federal Express.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Inherited disorders that are characterized by subcutaneous and submucosal EDEMA in the upper RESPIRATORY TRACT and GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Forms of hereditary angioedema that occur due to mutations in the gene for COMPLEMENT C1 INHIBITOR PROTEIN. Type I hereditary angioedema is associated with reduced serum levels of complement C1 inhibitor protein. Type II hereditary angioedema is associated with the production of a non-functional complement C1 inhibitor protein.
An endogenous 105-kDa plasma glycoprotein produced primarily by the LIVER and MONOCYTES. It inhibits a broad spectrum of proteases, including the COMPLEMENT C1R and the COMPLEMENT C1S proteases of the CLASSICAL COMPLEMENT PATHWAY, and the MANNOSE-BINDING PROTEIN-ASSOCIATED SERINE PROTEASES. C1-INH-deficient individuals suffer from HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA TYPES I AND II.
Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.
Serum proteins that inhibit, antagonize, or inactivate COMPLEMENT C1 or its subunits.
Group of mostly hereditary disorders characterized by thickening of the palms and soles as a result of excessive keratin formation leading to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum (hyperkeratosis).
A carcinoma arising from MERKEL CELLS located in the basal layer of the epidermis and occurring most commonly as a primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. Merkel cells are tactile cells of neuroectodermal origin and histologically show neurosecretory granules. The skin of the head and neck are a common site of Merkel cell carcinoma, occurring generally in elderly patients. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1245)

Repeated hand urticaria due to contact with fishfood. (1/402)

BACKGROUND: The etiology of urticaria is often difficult to determine. However, in case of repeated circumstance-connected urticaria, the reason may be easily clarifyable. CASE: A 51-year-old healthy woman repeatedly experienced occupational hand urticaria when handling fish food. An unexpected reason for the urticaria was found in that the fishfood contained histamine as a "contaminant". CONCLUSIONS: In fishfood batches, biological degradation can produce histamine and possibly other toxic substances that can lead to occupational health problems.  (+info)

Genetic linkage of the Muckle-Wells syndrome to chromosome 1q44. (2/402)

The Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS) is a hereditary inflammatory disorder characterized by acute febrile inflammatory episodes comprising abdominal pain, arthritis, and urticaria. Progressive nerve deafness develops subsequently, and, after several years, the disease is complicated by multiorgan AA-type amyloidosis (i.e., amyloidosis derived from the inflammatory serum amyloid-associated protein) (MIM 191900) with renal involvement and end-stage renal failure. The mode of inheritance is autosomal dominant, but some sporadic cases have also been described. No specific laboratory findings have been reported. The genetic basis of MWS is unknown. Using a genomewide search strategy in three families, we identified the locus responsible for MWS, at chromosome 1q44. Our results indicate that the gene is located within a 13.9-cM region between markers D1S2811 and D1S2882, with a maximum two-point LOD score of 4. 66 (recombination fraction.00) at D1S2836 when full penetrance is assumed. Further identification of the specific gene that is responsible for MWS will therefore provide the first biological element for characterizing MWS, other than doing so on the basis of its variable clinical expression.  (+info)

Acquired lipoprotein lipase deficiency associated with chronic urticaria. A new etiology for type I hyperlipoproteinemia. (3/402)

Type I hyperlipoproteinemia (type I HLP) is a rare disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by fasting chylomicronemia and reduced postheparin plasma lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity. Most cases of type I HLP are due to genetic defects in the LPL gene or in its activator, the apolipoprotein CII gene. Several cases of acquired type I HLP have also been described in the course of autoimmune diseases due to the presence of circulating inhibitors of LPL. Here we report a case of type I HLP due to a transient defect of LPL activity during puberty associated with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU). The absence of any circulating LPL inhibitor in plasma during the disease was demonstrated. The LPL genotype showed that the patient was heterozygous for the D9N variant. This mutation, previously described, can explain only minor defects in the LPL activity. The presence of HLP just after the onset of CIU, and the elevation of the LPL activity with remission of the HLP when the patient recovered from CIU, indicate that type I HLP was caused by CIU. In summary, we report a new etiology for type I HLP - a transient decrease in LPL activity associated with CIU and with absence of circulating inhibitors. This is the first description of this association, which suggests a new mechanism for type I HLP.  (+info)

Inhibition of aminopeptidase P potentiates wheal response to bradykinin in angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-treated humans. (4/402)

Bradykinin is a nonapeptide that contributes to the cardioprotective effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. During ACE inhibition, an increased proportion of bradykinin is degraded through non-ACE pathways. Studies in animals suggest that aminopeptidase P (EC 3.4.11.9) may contribute to the metabolism of bradykinin. The purpose of the present study was to determine the contribution of aminopeptidase P to the degradation of bradykinin in humans in the presence and absence of ACE inhibition. To do this, we measured the wheal response to intradermal injection of bradykinin (0, 1, or 10 nicrog) in the presence or absence of intradermal administration of the specific aminopeptidase P inhibitor apstatin (5 or 10 microg) and oral administration of the ACE inhibitor quinapril (10 mg) in six healthy subjects. Both bradykinin (ANOVA; F = 101.18, P <.001) and apstatin alone (F = 7.01, P =.049) caused a wheal of dose-dependent size. There was no significant interaction between apstatin and bradykinin (F = 4.94, P =.175). Pretreatment with 10 mg of quinapril significantly shifted the dose-response curve for bradykinin to the left (effect of quinapril; F = 77.96, P <.001) and there was significant interaction between quinapril and bradykinin (F = 7.82, P =.041). The effect of quinapril was significantly potentiated by coinjection of 10 microg of apstatin (effect of apstatin; F = 21.60, P =.006), such that there was significant interactive effect of quinapril and apstatin (F = 20.83, P =.006) on the wheal response to bradykinin. Collectively, these data suggest that aminopeptidase P plays a minor role in the degradation of bradykinin in human skin in the absence of ACE inhibition but contributes significantly to the degradation of bradykinin in the presence of ACE inhibition.  (+info)

Pharmacodynamic interaction of eltanolone and alfentanil during lower abdominal surgery in female patients. (5/402)

We have studied the influence of eltanolone on intraoperative alfentanil requirements in 18 female patients undergoing lower abdominal surgery receiving target-controlled infusions of eltanolone and alfentanil. While target concentrations of eltanolone were maintained constant, target concentrations of alfentanil changed in response to the presence or absence of responses. With serum eltanolone concentrations increasing from 500 to 2000 ng ml-1, the EC50 of alfentanil for suppression of responses to surgical stimulation decreased from 233 to 9 ng ml-1. The findings suggest that the interaction between eltanolone and alfentanil is synergistic.  (+info)

Additive-induced urticaria: experience with monosodium glutamate (MSG). (6/402)

In patients with chronic urticaria, the incidence of reactions to any additives, including monosodium glutamate (MSG), is unknown. Although many studies have investigated the association of additives and urticaria, most have been poorly designed. This study sought to determine the prevalence of reactions to additives, including MSG, in patients with chronic urticaria using a rigorous protocol. We studied 65 subjects (44 women, 21 men; ages 14-67). All had urticaria for >6 wk without discernible etiology. Subjects with active urticaria were studied while they were taking the lowest effective dose of antihistamine. Screening challenges to the 11 additives most commonly associated with exacerbations of chronic idiopathic urticaria were performed in a single-blind fashion. The dose of MSG given was 2500 mg. Skin scores were obtained to determine a positive reaction in an objective manner. Subjects with a positive screening challenge were rechallenged (at least 2 wk later) with a double-blind, placebo-controlled protocol as in-patients in our General Clinical Research Center. Two subjects had positive single-blind, placebo-controlled challenges, but neither had a positive double-blind, placebo-controlled challenge. We conclude, with 95% confidence, that MSG is an unusual (<3% at most) exacerbant of chronic idiopathic urticaria.  (+info)

Identification of a locus on chromosome 1q44 for familial cold urticaria. (7/402)

Familial cold urticaria (FCU) is a rare autosomal dominant inflammatory disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of rash with fever, arthralgias, conjunctivitis, and leukocytosis. These symptoms develop after generalized exposure to cold. Some individuals with FCU also develop late-onset reactive renal amyloidosis, which is consistent with Muckle-Wells syndrome. By analyzing individuals with FCU from five families, we identified linkage to chromosome 1q44. Two-point linkage analysis revealed a maximum LOD score (Zmax) of 8.13 (recombination fraction 0) for marker D1S2836; multipoint linkage analysis identified a Zmax of 10. 92 in the same region; and haplotype analysis defined a 10.5-cM region between markers D1S423 and D1S2682. Muckle-Wells syndrome was recently linked to chromosome 1q44, which suggests that the two disorders may be linked to the same locus.  (+info)

Medical surveillance of allergy in laboratory animal handlers. (8/402)

Allergic disease is a serious occupational health concern for individuals who have contact with laboratory animals. The principal respiratory symptoms include allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and asthma. Urticaria (" hives") is the most common skin manifestation. The overall prevalence of allergic disease among laboratory animal handlers is about 23%, and respiratory allergy is much more common than skin allergy. Various studies have found annual incidence rates ranging from 2% to 12%. Prevention of animal allergy depends on control of allergenic material in the work environment. Personal protective equipment such as air filtering respirators should be used in addition to the other exposure control technologies where conditions require. Pre-placement evaluation and periodic medical surveillance of workers are important pieces of the overall occupational health program. The emphasis of these medical evaluations should be on counseling and early disease detection. The article gives recommendations for the content of the medical evaluations.  (+info)

Physical urticaria is a distinct subgroup of the urticaria that are induced by an exogenous physical stimulus rather than occurring spontaneously. There are seven subcategories that are recognized as independent diseases. Physical urticaria is known to be a painful, itchy and physically unappealing; which can recur for months to years of a persons life. There are seven sub-categories of physical urticaria: delayed pressure urticaria (DPU) cholinergic urticaria (ChU) cold urticaria (CU) solar urticaria (SU) Acute pressure urticaria (AU) chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) symptomatic dermatographism urticaria (SDU) (most common) Characterized by dermal edema (wheal) and erthema (flare) also known as hives. Hive lesions typically last less than 24 and are usually pruritic. Hives can appear on anywhere on the body and they may change shape, move around, disappear and reappear over short periods of time. Acute urticaria (short-term): can develop suddenly and will last less than 6 weeks. About 1 in 6 ...
Learn about XOLAIR, a treatment option for chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) patients who remain symptomatic despite H1 antihistamine treatment. INDICATIONS & IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION INDICATIONS XOLAIR® (omalizumab) IS INDICATED FOR: Moderate to severe persistent asthma in patients 6 years of age and older who have a positive skin test or in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen and whose symptoms are inadequately controlled with inhaled corticosteroids. XOLAIR has been shown to decrease the incidence of asthma exacerbations in these patients. Chronic idiopathic urticaria in patients 12 years of age and older who remain symptomatic despite H1 antihistamine treatment. Limitations of Use: XOLAIR is not indicated for treatment of other allergic conditions or other forms of urticaria. XOLAIR is not indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm or status asthmaticus. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING: Anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis presenting as bronchospasm, hypotension, syncope, urticaria,
Find information about managing chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU), including disease symptoms and characteristics, the cycle of CIU, and patient stories. INDICATIONS & IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION INDICATIONS XOLAIR® (omalizumab) IS INDICATED FOR: Moderate to severe persistent asthma in patients 6 years of age and older who have a positive skin test or in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen and whose symptoms are inadequately controlled with inhaled corticosteroids. XOLAIR has been shown to decrease the incidence of asthma exacerbations in these patients. Chronic idiopathic urticaria in patients 12 years of age and older who remain symptomatic despite H1 antihistamine treatment. Limitations of Use: XOLAIR is not indicated for treatment of other allergic conditions or other forms of urticaria. XOLAIR is not indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm or status asthmaticus. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION WARNING: Anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis presenting as bronchospasm, hypotension, syncope,
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TY - JOUR. T1 - A study of patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria from a medical center in northern Taiwan. AU - Chen, Jeng Feng. AU - Chung, Min Huey. AU - Liu, Ying Chun. AU - Wang, Wei Ming. PY - 2012/10/20. Y1 - 2012/10/20. N2 - Background: Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a common dermatological disorder which significantly affects the quality of life of patients worldwide. This study investigates the demographic features, laboratory findings and the response to treatment of CIU patients prospectively in a medical center in northern Taiwan. Methods and Results: Thirtythree patients (15 females, 18 males, median age 32.79 years) with CIU were included according to the protocal approved for this study. A laboratory survey, including complete blood cells (CBC) with differential count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), biochemistry panels, autoimmune profiles, thyroid function and multiple allergy simultaneous test (MAST) were conducted and analyzed before and after once daily ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Current challenges and controversies in the management of chronic spontaneous urticaria. AU - Asero, Riccardo. AU - Pinter, Elena. AU - Marra, Alessandro Maria. AU - Tedeschi, Alberto. AU - Cugno, Massimo. AU - Marzano, Angelo Valerio. PY - 2015/10/3. Y1 - 2015/10/3. N2 - Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is characterized by the recurrence of itchy wheals for at least 6 weeks, affects up to 1% of the general population and may severely impair quality of life. H1-antihistamines are the cornerstones of treatment, but in about 10% of cases they fail to control the disease even at higher than licensed doses. In these patients, short courses of oral steroids may induce a remission in about 50% of cases. Omalizumab, a monoclonal anti-IgE, is effective in antihistamine-unresponsive patients although optimal treatment duration needs to be defined. Immunosuppressive treatment with cyclosporine is also effective in the majority of antihistamine-resistant chronic spontaneous urticaria ...
Vicki Lawrence, along with Dr. Travis Miller, discusses a condition that she and an estimated 1.5 million Americans have - Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria.
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In order to clarify the pathogenetic role of basophils and mast cells in chronic urticaria, histamine and leukotriene (LT)C4 release was examined in washed mixed leukocytes (n = 8) and skin mast cells (n = 5) from patients with chronic urticaria and compared with the same cells from normal controls (n = 9). Anti-IgE-stimulated basophil histamine release was significantly reduced in urticaria patients (median 2.9% vs 15.1% in normal controls), whereas histamine release to A23187, FMLP, and PAF, as well as anti-IgE-induced LTC4 release, showed no differences in both groups. In contrast, anti-IgE-stimulated skin mast cells from urticaria patients reacted similarly to those of controls (median histamine release 11.4% vs 14.2% in normal controls). Pretreatment of the cells with interleukin (IL)-3 upregulated responsiveness of basophil histamine release to anti-IgE in urticaria patients (median histamine release 14.3%), but pretreatment with the H2-antagonist cimetidine showed no effect. These data ...
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Introduction There is growing evidence that some cases of chronic idiopathic urticaria are associated with various autoimmune diseases such as thyroid autoimmunity. The association between chronic urticaria (CU) and thyroid disorders has been a subject of controversy. Some reports link CU with hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. The frequency of thyroid antibodies in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria reported in 2009 was 30%, which is higher than that previously reported. Objective This is a case-control study that aimed to detect the presence of markers of thyroid autoimmunity (thyroid autoantibodies with or without underlying abnormal thyroid functions) among a cohort of autologous serum skin test (ASST)-positive patients with CU in comparison with ASST-negative CU patients as well as with healthy controls, and correlating it to the severity of urticaria symptoms. Patients and methods This study was carried out on 80 CU patients attending the Allergy and Immunology Clinic of Ain Shams ...
Objective To investigate the expression of C3, C4 and IgG in peripheral blood of patients with chronic urticaria(CU) and its correlationship with CU patients severity. Methods The expression of C3, C4 and IgG was measured by Immune Turbidimetry in 19 patients with acute urticaria(AU), 146 patients with CU and 20 normal controls. The severity of 165 patients with uricaria was evaluated by Urticaria Activity Score (UAS). Results There were no statistically difference in the expression of C3, C4 and IgG between AU and CU patients(P0.05), between male and female CU patients respectively(P0.05). The expression of IgG was higher than normal control(IgG17g/L) in 32 CU patients, and showed negative correlation with the expression of C3 and C4(P0.05). UAS was poor relation to the expression of C3, C4 and IgG in urticaria patients peripheral blood, but was negative correlation to the levels of C3, C4 in CU patients whose expression of IgG was higher than normal control(P0.05). Conclusion The expression of C3,
OMALIZUMAB TRIAL. The results of the first of three phase III clinical trials of the effects of omalizumab in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria were reported online in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.. Urticaria (hives) occurs when mast cells in the skin are triggered to release histamine and other inflammatory mediators stored in cytoplasmic granules (degranulation). In acute urticaria due to allergic reactions, degranulation is triggered when allergen is bound by IgE antibodies attached to FcεRI receptors on the mast cell surface. However, chronic urticaria is not IgE mediated and the mechanism by which mast cells are triggered to degranulate and release histamine is not known.. Omalizumab is a recombinant humanized monoclonal antibody which binds rapidly to circulating IgE, inhibiting its attachment to FcεRI receptors on basophils and mast cells. Expression of FcεRI receptors in basophils is downregulated within 2 weeks, and within 8 weeks there is reduced ...
My wife has been experiencing an outbreak of chronic hives for almost 2 years. It started after she broke some bones in her foot and in using crutches she got a pressure hive outbreak. We have tried co...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Genetic polymorphisms in aspirin-intolerant chronic urticaria. AU - Park, Hae Sim. AU - Kim, Seung Hyun. AU - Hur, Gyu Young. AU - Ye, Young Min. AU - Kim, Sangha. PY - 2007/9/1. Y1 - 2007/9/1. N2 - Background: Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid, ASA)-intolerant urticaria with angioedema (AIU), a major type of aspirin-related hypersensitivity in urticaria, can be classified into two groups, acute ASA-intolerant urticaria (AIAU) and chronic ASA-intolerant urticaria (AICU), according to the duration of the urticaria. The pathogenic mechanism of AICU is not well understood. Methods/Data base: We present here a review of the recent findings from AICU molecular genetic studies. Results: A previous study on human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genotypes suggested that the HLA alleles DRB1*1302 and DQB1*0609 may be genetic markers for ASA-induced urticaria/angioedema for both AIAU and AICU, and that they were significantly associated with the prevalence of serum-specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) to ...
The UAS7 is the sum of the daily urticarial activity scores over 7 days and ranges from 0 to 42. The daily urticarial activity score is the average of the morning and evening urticarial activity scores and ranges from 0 to 6. The urticarial activity score is the sum of ratings on a scale of 0 to 3 (0=none to 3=intense/severe) for (1) the number of wheals (hives) and (2) itch intensity over the previous 12 hours, ranges from 0 to 6, and is measured twice daily (morning and evening). The Baseline score is the sum of the daily urticarial activity scores over the 7 days prior to the first treatment. A higher urticarial activity score indicates more urticaria activity. A negative change score indicates improvement ...
Chronic urticaria can be defined as the occurrence of widespread daily or almost daily wheals for at least 6 weeks, which may be accompanied by angioedema. While the wheals are transient, the resolution of angioedema is slower than wheals and could take up to 72 hours. The natural course of chronic urticaria is self-limited, with spontaneous remissions and occasional relapses. The investigators calculated a 0.6% (95% CI(Confidence Interval): 0.4-0.8) prevalence in a population study. It has a great impact on patients quality of life. In a recent national survey on patients attending Allergy Department, chronic urticaria was the disease with greater impact on mental quality of life out of all allergic diseases.. In spite of the high morbidity of this disease and the impact in quality of life, there is no available treatment. Last guidelines recommend initiating treatment with antihistamine and if there is no response to increase the dose off-label up to four-fold; systemic corticosteroids are ...
This guideline refers to children under 18 who may require further investigation and management of urticaria, angioedema or mastocytosis. Chronic Urticaria occurs in 3% children, and acute urticaria occurs in 4.5-15% children. Angioedema is much rarer occurring in 1/5000 patients. Urticaria alone occurs in 50% of patients, angioedema with urticaria in 40% patients and angioedema alone in 10%. The true incidence of mastocytosis is unknown ...
Adrenergic: Reaction to adrenaline / noradrenaline (extremely rare) Related conditions of Urticaria: Angioedema is related to urticaria. In angioedema, the swelling occurs in a lower layer of the dermis than it does in urticaria. This swelling can occur around the mouth, in the throat, in the abdomen, or in other locations. Urticaria and angioedema sometimes occur together in response to an allergen and is a concern in severe cases as angioedema of the throat can be fatal.. Treatment & Management: Urticarias can be very difficult to treat. Most treatment plans for urticaria involve being aware of ones triggers, but this can be difficult since there are several different forms of urticaria and people often exhibit more than one type. Also, since symptoms are often idiopathic there might not be any clear trigger. If ones triggers can be identified then outbreaks can often be managed by limiting ones exposure to these situations.. While the disease is obviously physiological in origin, ...
All information about the latest scientific publications of the Clínica Universidad de Navarra. Omalizumab efficacy in cases of chronic spontaneous urticaria is not explained by the inhibition of sera activity in effector cells
Urticaria cholinergic is another type of the Urticaria that is caused by a certain physical stimulus of some or of the other class. It is classified like physical urticaria, meaning that is caused by a physical stimulus of a certain class. The physical stimulus could be indicated as heat although the real cause is defined as sweating. The study of the activity of the cell of the mast includes Urticaria generally cholinergic because most of the cases of Urticaria cholinergic looks like to critically imply the cells of the mast. The main mediator is the histamina of the serum, that rises in the concentration when an induced test exercise is introduced. This treatment also implies quimiotácticos factors eosinophil and of the neutrophil as well as it tryptase. The levels of the alpha 1-antichymotrypsin diminish, and the use of danazol gives rise to the improvement in the eruption. Due to these results, some have discussed in please proteases like a cause of the histamina that was sent. The skin ...
Chronic urticaria (CU) or chronic spontaneous urticaria is defined by the presence of urticaria (hives) on most days of the week, for a duration of longer than six weeks. Associated angioedema occurs in about 40 percent of patients.Standard managemen
The research in the Sarbjit Saini Laboratory focuses on IgE receptor biology and IgE receptor-mediated activation of blood basophils and mast cells. We have examined the role of IgE receptor expression and activation in allergic airways disease, anaphylaxis and chronic urticaria. Our research has been supported by the NIH, American Lung Association and the AAAAI. Our current research interests have focused mechanisms of diease in allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and also translational studies in chronic idiopathic urticaria.. Research Areas: anaphylaxis, airway diseases, cell biology, asthma, allergies, chronic idiopathic urticaria ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Association between urticaria and nematode infections. AU - Cascio, Antonio. AU - Minciullo, Paola L.. AU - Gangemi, Sebastiano. PY - 2018. Y1 - 2018. N2 - Background: The association between parasites and urticaria was first suggested in the last century. A wide range, 0-75.4%, of the prevalence of parasitic infection has been reported with chronic urticaria (CU). Moreover, urticaria may be detected in patients with parasitosis. Nematodes are a type of helminth that infect hundreds of millions of people throughout the world. Objective: The aim of this work was to collect and review the published studies and cases of urticaria associated with nematode infections. Methods: A search of scientific literature data bases from January 1960 until May 2017 was carried out. Results: Numerous nematode infections have been associated with urticaria and/or angioedema: Anisakis simplex, Ascaris species (spp.), Dirofilaria spp., Enterobius vermicularis, Gnathostoma spp., Loa loa, Mansonella ...
Omalizumab is a monoclonal anti-IgE antibody currently used in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) as a third-line option in cases refractory to treatment with the licensed dose of the first-line treatment or up to 4 times that dose. The introduction of omalizumab into the therapeutic arsenal for CSU brought about a real revolution in the management of this condition. However, the dose recommended in the Summary of Product Characteristics-based on the results of pivotal studies carried out as part of the approval process-is 300 mg/mo for a period of up to 6 months. In the present issue, the Catalan-Balearic working group presents a treatment algorithm to guide the use of omalizumab in the management of CSU. They discuss the various aspects of management related to the rational and evidence-based use of this drug, including candidate population, monitoring tools (Urticaria Activity Score 7 [UAS7] and Urticarial Control Test [UCT]), starting dose and dose adjustment as well as the ...
Stull, D., Mcbride, D., Georgiou, P., Zuberbier, T., Grattan, C., & Balp, M. M. (2014). Measuring patient severity in chronic spontaneous/idiopathic urticaria (CSU/CIU) as categorical health states: efficient and informative?. In [69], pp. 317-317. .. ...
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Certain people can develop recurrent hives from sunlight, cold, pressure, vibration or exercise. These are called the physical urticarias. If hives develop from scratching or firmly rubbing the skin it is called dermatographism. It is the most common of the physical urticarias and it affects about 5 percent of the population. It doesnt always itch. This condition sometimes also occurs along with other forms of hives.. Some people react to anything that makes them hot or sweaty with hives. This can be sunlight, exercise, hot baths, blushing or anger. These are tiny intensely itchy hives with a big red blotch around them and are called cholinergic urticarial.. Pressure urticaria shows up as a deep welt in an area of prolonged pressure. Occasional people react to the cold. Even more rare is a reaction to sunlight.. Occasionally, a person will continue to have hives for many years. These hives, called chronic urticaria, can be one of the most frustrating problems dermatologists see in their ...
Chronic urticaria is defined as a skin disease with central induration (wheal) and erythema formation around it (flare) that appears at least twice a week and remains at least for 6 weeks continually. The incidence of urticaria in children is about 0.1-3%. Most cases of chronic urticaria occur in children between 6-11 years. ...
Basel, March 6, 2018 - A new global guideline on chronic urticaria (CU) recommends Xolair® (omalizumab), indicated as add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU), for patients who are not responding to antihistamines[1],[2]. Xolair is the only licensed treatment option for CSU, a type of CU, for patients unresponsive to antihistamines[1]. CU, including CSU, is a severe disease that causes itchy, persistent hives and painful swelling. The guideline recommends Xolair as the only treatment qualified with very good efficacy and very good safety in CSU[2]. The guideline was endorsed by key dermatologic and allergy professional medical societies around the world.. Marcus Maurer, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Allergy and Director of Research at the Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Allergie-Centrum-Charité of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin, Germany said: I highly welcome the new guideline, as it brings greater public awareness of the disease and ...
We found significantly higher levels of total tryptase in the sera of CU patients (6.6 ±4.1??g/L) than in sera from healthy non-atopic subjects (4.4 ±2.8 ?g/L) and from atopic subjects (4.5 ±1.7 ?g/L). Mature tryptase levels were undetectable (,1 ng/mL). Total tryptase levels in the autoimmune urticaria group were significantly higher (9.8 ±5.4 ?g/L) than the idiopathic urticaria group (4.4 ±2.2 ?g/L). A significant difference in total tryptase was found between symptomatic patients (7.3 ±4.1 ?g/L) compared with asymptomatic ones (5.7 ±4.1 ?g/L) at the time of venesection. No difference was found in mature tryptase levels either.. CONCLUSION ...
Doctors help recognize, prevent, and treat allergies: Dr. Kanter on giant urticaria: There are at least five important systemic mast cell diseases (mastocytosis) and even more causes of chronic urticaria (of which some mastocytosis diseases are only one cause). Often, no cause is ever found for chronic urticaria. A hematologist will probably treat mast cell disease -- perhaps in a research study -- while a dermatologist will manage chronic urticaria. Good luck; stay proactive.
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The purpose of this study is to assess healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) among urticaria patients prior to and after omalizumab initiation in a real-world
Table 54-14 Causes of Urticaria and Angioedema I. Primary cutaneous disorders A. Acute and chronic urticariaa B. Physical urticaria 1. Dermatographism 2. Solar urticariab 3. Cold urticariab 4. Cholinergic urticariab C. Angioedema (hereditary and acquired)b II. Systemic diseases A. Urticarial vasculitis B. Hepatitis B or C infection C. Serum sickness D. Angioedema (hereditary and acquired) a A small minority develop anaphylaxis. b Also systemic. The common physical urticarias include dermographism, solar urticaria, cold urticaria, and cholinergic urticaria. ...
|p|This case study reports on the successful use of combined manual and electro‑acupuncture in the management of chronic urticaria. The theory and effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of chronic urticaria is also evaluated, concluding that acupun
Many patients with chronic urticaria spend years in misery trying to find the cause of their hives, but the long-term approach should be for alleviation of their symptoms, according to a leading dermatologist. University of Melbourne dermatologist Professor Rod Sinclair (pictured) says patients with chronic urticaria may be put through unnecessary and expensive allergy testing or spend a long time trying to track down dietary or environmental triggers but they are often
However in many cases, there is no known trigger, leading to a diagnosis of idiopathic chronic urticarial.. A number of studies have indicated that H pylori infection may play a role in the development of urticaria / hives because of the damage caused to the stomach by the infection.. The inflammatory response in the stomach and small intestine (gastritis & duodenitis, respectively) that is caused by H pylori infection may lead to an increase in permeability of the delicate gut lining.. In other words, tiny gaps and holes appear in the stomach lining, which allow larger, undigested particles of food, bacterial antigens or chemicals into the blood. Once there, the immune system mounts a response, leading to inflammation on the skin.. Several other mechanisms involving the immune system may also contribute to the development of chronic urticaria in H pylori-infected people.. Some studies - I have seen the data from 16 studies in total - have shown partial or complete remission in urticaria in ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - EAACI/GA(2)LEN/EDF/WAO guideline: definition, classification and diagnosis of urticaria. AU - Zuberbier, T. AU - Asero, R. AU - Bindslev-Jensen, C. AU - Walter Canonica, G. AU - Church, M K. AU - Giménez-Arnau, A. AU - Grattan, C E H. AU - Kapp, A. AU - Merk, H F. AU - Rogala, B. AU - Saini, S. AU - Sánchez-Borges, M. AU - Schmid-Grendelmeier, P. AU - Schünemann, H. AU - Staubach, P. AU - Vena, G A. AU - Wedi, B. AU - Maurer, M. PY - 2009/10/1. Y1 - 2009/10/1. N2 - This guideline, together with its sister guideline on the management of urticaria [Zuberbier T, Asero R, Bindslev-Jensen C, Canonica GW, Church MK, Giménez-Arnau AM et al. EAACI/GA(2)LEN/EDF/WAO Guideline: Management of urticaria. Allergy, 2009; 64:1427-1443] is the result of a consensus reached during a panel discussion at the 3rd International Consensus Meeting on Urticaria, Urticaria 2008, a joint initiative of the Dermatology Section of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), the ...
Summary Transient urticaria was seen in five of 75 cases (six per cent) of malaria in a general hospital in China. The eruption appeared with the rise in temperature and disappeared with defervescence. With one exception none of the individuals gave a history of previous urticaria or other allergic disorder. Subsequently another case was seen in a civilian who had been a marine. He had repeated bouts of malaria with or without urticaria, and repeated bouts of urticaria apparently independent of malaria. He was also asthmatic and skin tests for several allergens were positive. A review of the world literature indicated that urticaria in malaria may occur in acute or chronic malaria. It may occur in malaria of any parasitic type. It may be the sole symptom or it may occur together with other symptoms. It may occur once or recur regularly or irregularly.
Treatment of Urticaria in Ayurveda is a very old science. Urticaria is a skin disease and could be treated by implication of Ayurveda and Medical Astrology. Urticaria treatment in Ayurveda involves Panchakarma therapy. Ayurvedic Treatment of Urticaria, Urticaria Treatment in Ayurveda
Treatment of Urticaria in Ayurveda is a very old science. Urticaria is a skin disease and could be treated by implication of Ayurveda and Medical Astrology. Urticaria treatment in Ayurveda involves Panchakarma therapy. Ayurvedic Treatment of Urticaria, Urticaria Treatment in Ayurveda
TY - JOUR. T1 - Cholinergic urticaria associated with acquired generalized hypohidrosis. T2 - Report of a case and review of the literature. AU - Itakura, E.. AU - Urabe, K.. AU - Yasumoto, S.. AU - Nakayama, J.. AU - Furue, M.. PY - 2000. Y1 - 2000. N2 - Acquired generalized hypohidrosis/anhidrosis is a rare condition of unknown pathogenesis, while idiopathic cholinergic urticaria is relatively common. We report the case of a 19-year-old male with cholinergic urticaria and acquired generalized hypohidrosis, and review previously published similar cases of this association.. AB - Acquired generalized hypohidrosis/anhidrosis is a rare condition of unknown pathogenesis, while idiopathic cholinergic urticaria is relatively common. We report the case of a 19-year-old male with cholinergic urticaria and acquired generalized hypohidrosis, and review previously published similar cases of this association.. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0033747668&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - ...
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Urticaria & Angioedema tend to be each categorized because autoimmune diseases similar to Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, a car defense illness is actually whenever defense tissue assault your bodys personal wholesome tissue. Auto-immune illness can also be systemic meaning the problem isnt localized or even limited to 1 part of the entire body and could impact the whole entire body.. Angioedema, & Urticaria, tend to be each categorized because possibly allergy symptoms, genetic, or even idiopathic, meaning there isnt any obvious reason behind the actual episodes, remarkably this is typical particularly among individuals people whove had to deal with the actual persistent edition from the illness, as well as during my situation each Urticaria & Angioedema.. In addition to the allergic reaction screening as well as restricted bloodstream screening you may be provided, the actual medicine recommended reaches the very best a bit more compared to systematic. Medicines such as Antihistamine might ...
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Levocetirizine is the most recent antihistamine available in the United States and is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis (AR; seasonal [SAR] and perennial [PAR]) and chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU). The purpose of this study was to review the current literature on pharmacologic properties of levocetirizine, its safety, tolerability, and effectiveness in AR and CIU. Relevant articles in English or with English abstracts were identified from systematic Medline searches using combinations of the terms antihistamine/s, CIU, H1-receptor antagonist/s, levocetirizine, PAR and persistent AR (PER), pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic, and SAR. Levocetirizine is the active enantiomer of cetirizine. Pharmacologic and clinical studies indicate that levocetirizine has a fast onset and long duration of action, with a well-tolerated adverse effect profile. These favorable features may be caused by levocetirizines pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties including high ...
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Clinical Effects: LORATADINE AND RELATED AGENTS USES: Loratadine and desloratadine are used for the relief of allergic rhinitis for both seasonal and perennial symptoms. They are also indicated for the relief of pruritus and hives in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria. PHARMACOLOGY: Loratadine and desloratadine (a major metabolite of loratadine) are long acting tricyclic histamine…
Chronic Urticaria. Before trying acupuncture with Gina, I was suffering from chronic urticaria for four months. Chronic urticaria is defined as hives that persist longer than six weeks, and it is an incredibly miserable condition to live with. The hives would itch and last all day long. I had an excellent team of doctors following my condition, but after having two skin biopsies and extensive blood panels taken, that all came back normal, my physicians were unable to treat my condition. My quality of life changed dramatically from the illness. After my very first acupuncture treatment with Gina, my body felt a sense of peace. I felt better than I had in months. Within one week of beginning acupuncture and herbs with Gina my condition improved drastically. The hives were decreasing daily. After two weeks of treatment I was nearly hive free. I am so very grateful for Ginas services. I truly believe she saved my life and she has provided me with a lifetime alternative to biomedicine. This holiday ...
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Urticaria or hives is a skin condition characterized by raised red skin welts. Urticaria is commonly caused by an allergic reaction.
Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS), also known as urticaria-deafness-amyloidosis syndrome (UDA), is a rare autosomal dominant disease which causes sensorineural deafness and recurrent hives, and can lead to amyloidosis. Individuals with MWS often have episodic fever, chills, and joint pain. As a result, MWS is considered a type of periodic fever syndrome. MWS is caused by a defect in the CIAS1 gene which creates the protein cryopyrin. MWS is closely related to two other syndromes, familial cold urticaria and neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease-in fact, all three are related to mutations in the same gene and subsumed under the term cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS). Sensorineural deafness Recurrent urticaria (hives) Fevers Chills Arthralgia (painful joints) MWS occurs when a mutation in the CIAS1 gene, encoding for NLRP3, leads to increased activity of the protein cryopyrin. This protein is partly responsible for the bodys response to damage or infection. During these states, a ...
Introduction. Muckle-Wells syndrome is a rare hereditary disease with an autosomal dominant transmission pattern. It is caused by the mutation of the NLRP3 gene (also referred to as CIAS1), which encodes cryopyrin, a protein responsible for the regulation of the production of inflammatory cytokines, mainly interleukin (IL)-1β, which leads to a persistent and uncontrollable systemic inflammation.1 There are 3 types of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS) of increasing severity: familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome, Muckle-wells syndrome and chronic infantile neurologic, cutaneous, articular (CINCA) syndrome and neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID).. There are no clearly defined diagnostic criteria but, according to the medical literature, its diagnosis is based on 3 findings. In the first place, the clinical onset begins with episodes characterized by fever, rash and/or urticaria and arthralgia and/or arthritis associated with abdominal pain and previous ...
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Muckle-Wells syndrome, Muckle Wells type amyloidosis, Amyloid nephropathy with deafness and urticaria, Familial amyloid nephropathy with urticaria and deafness, MIM 191900. Authoritative facts from DermNet New Zealand.
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Learn about causes of hives (allergy, stress), rash symptoms (skin welts, raised red itchy bumps), and see pictures. Hives treatment aims to alleviate symptoms. Dermatographism and swelling (angioedema) may accompany hives (urticaria).
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DNA was stored in buffer containing Tris-HCl at 10 mM and EDTA at 1 mM at 4°C. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. HSV1 infection can also be sexually transmitted to the genital area. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS: SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include dizziness; headache; nausea; stomach pain; or vomiting. IT IS NOT KNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS FOUND in breast milk. You are taking or are planning to take any other medicines; this includes vitamins and supplements that are available from your pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop. Virus used for inoculation into mice and for antibody neutralization assays was partially purified by harvest of extracellular virus from infected cell monolayers as previously described (38).. Not all patients diagnosed with ILI are tested, and not all test results are reported. Use this medicine with caution. BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE OR SURGERY, tell the doctor or dentist that you are ...
Apis Melifica this remedy has a special affinity towards skin and mucous membranes where there is oedematous swelling due to innate immune response, inflamation, this remedy is made from poison of honey bee sting , and it is homoeopathically used to cure any skin , mucous membrane and any other connective tissue inflamatory affections showing symptoms and sensation as of from bee sting also urticaria showing similar symptoms and has very promising symptoms; typically the symptoms have an acute onset with severe burning and stinging pain with red rosy hue. sudden puffing up of whole body worse by heat touch motion afternoon colsed warm room on sleeping affects right side more compared to left side.pt finds relief in open air cold climate on uncovering ...
Apis Melifica this remedy has a special affinity towards skin and mucous membranes where there is oedematous swelling due to innate immune response, inflamation, this remedy is made from poison of honey bee sting , and it is homoeopathically used to cure any skin , mucous membrane and any other connective tissue inflamatory affections showing symptoms and sensation as of from bee sting also urticaria showing similar symptoms and has very promising symptoms; typically the symptoms have an acute onset with severe burning and stinging pain with red rosy hue. sudden puffing up of whole body worse by heat touch motion afternoon colsed warm room on sleeping affects right side more compared to left side.pt finds relief in open air cold climate on uncovering ...
The mother of an eight year old girl described her daughter as a font of eccentric ideas and is totally boring or so much fun. The child suffers from urticaria which has been helped with homeopathy.
Allergic reaction in dogs is often caused by vaccines. Insect stings could also cause an allergic reaction. Some dog food contains ingredients and preservatives that would cause food allergies. The dog may inhale pollen, dander, molds and dust. Likewise the dog may be hypersensitive to animal wastes, mites and even to sunlight.. Urticaria and angioedema are moderate allergic reactions that is non-life threatening. Both allergic reactions often resolve by themselves. Urticaria is marked by extremely itchy hives or wheals. Oftentimes the hair would stand up over these wheals. Angioedema is the swelling of the face that is a result of severe itching. The muzzle, the lips and the eyes would be swollen. Dogs suffering from severe angioedema are unable to open their eyes. Dogs would show symptoms of urticaria and angioedema about 20 minutes after being exposed to substances they are allergic to.. Anaphylaxis is a sudden and severe allergic reaction that should be considered as an emergency situation ...
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In medical terminology hives is usually spoken as urticaria as hive is a symptom of urticaria. Most people do not develop one hive when they have urticaria, hence the name hives.Hives are a kind of skin rash notable for dark red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives are most often caused by allergic reactions but there are many other causes too. For example, most cases of hives lasting less than six weeks (acute hives) are the result of an allergic trigger ...
In medical terminology hives is usually spoken as urticaria as hive is a symptom of urticaria. Most people do not develop one hive when they have urticaria, hence the name hives.Hives are a kind of skin rash notable for dark red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives are most often caused by allergic reactions but there are many other causes too. For example, most cases of hives lasting less than six weeks (acute hives) are the result of an allergic trigger ...
Atopy, urticaria, eczema[edit]. Chronic urticaria has been seen in a few cases of CD.[37] and are likely the result of ... "Chronic urticaria: a cutaneous manifestation of celiac disease". Can. J. Gastroenterol. 20 (4): 291-3. PMC 2659909. PMID ...
... and chronic autoimmune urticaria in a young man. J Dermatol. 2007 Mar;34(3):210-3. ... Chronic urticaria. In general, there is no treatment available for CMTC, although associated abnormalities can be treated. In ...
Physical urticarias (requires a primary stimulation) d. Chronic autoimmune urticaria 3. Idiopathic (When mast cell ... Urticaria d. Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS)... Recurrent idiopathic anaphylaxis presents with allergic signs and symptoms ... problems in the absence of elevated serum IgE and chronic urticaria, suggesting non-allergic mast cell activation in response ...
Chronic spontaneous urticaria. Dapsone is effective and safe for treatment of second-line therapy for people with chronic ... Antia C, Baquerizo K, Korman A, Alikhan A, Bernstein JA (October 2018). "Urticaria: A comprehensive review: Treatment of ... "Use of Dapsone in the Treatment of Chronic Idiopathic and Autoimmune Urticaria". JAMA Dermatol. 155 (1): 90-95. doi:10.1001/ ... chronic urticaria, special populations, and disease outcomes". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 79 (4): 617-633. doi:10.1016/j.jaad. ...
Urticaria (hives) may develop simultaneously. In severe cases, stridor of the airway occurs, with gasping or wheezy inspiratory ... On giant urticaria. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 1876, 22: 513-526. Osler W (1888). "Hereditary angio-neurotic oedema". Am J Med ... There is usually no associated itch or urticaria, as it is not an allergic response. Patients with HAE can also have recurrent ... It is usually caused by allergy and occurs together with other allergic symptoms and urticaria. It can also occur as a side ...
Spickett G (2014). "Urticaria and angioedema". J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 44 (1): 50-4. doi:10.4997/JRCPE.2014.112. PMID ... urticaria, angioedema, ulcerative colitis, pericarditis, temporal arteritis and Crohn's disease, Bell's palsy, multiple ...
Dermatological: Itching, burning, urticaria. Obstetric: Pseudo-sinusoidal fetal heart rhythm. Other possible, but rare side ...
In women, the use of combined birth control pills can improve acne.[100] These medications contain an estrogen and a progestin.[101] They work by decreasing the production of androgen hormones by the ovaries and by decreasing the free and hence biologically active fractions of androgens, resulting in lowered skin production of sebum and consequently reduce acne severity.[10][102] First-generation progestins such as norethindrone and norgestrel have androgenic properties and can worsen acne.[15] Although oral estrogens decrease IGF-1 levels in some situations, which could theoretically improve acne symptoms,[103][104] combined birth control pills do not appear to affect IGF-1 levels in fertile women.[101][105] Cyproterone acetate-containing birth control pills seem to decrease total and free IGF-1 levels.[106] Combinations containing third- or fourth-generation progestins, including desogestrel, dienogest, drospirenone, or norgestimate, as well as birth control pills containing cyproterone ...
Urticaria. *Disturbances of micturition (dysuria, polyuria, tenesmus). *Metrorrhagia. *Prolonged menstruation. *General malaise ...
Most people who have an uncomplicated skin abscess should not use antibiotics.[4] Antibiotics in addition to standard incision and drainage is recommended in persons with severe abscesses, many sites of infection, rapid disease progression, the presence of cellulitis, symptoms indicating bacterial illness throughout the body, or a health condition causing immunosuppression.[1] People who are very young or very old may also need antibiotics.[1] If the abscess does not heal only with incision and drainage, or if the abscess is in a place that is difficult to drain such as the face, hands, or genitals, then antibiotics may be indicated.[1] In those cases of abscess which do require antibiotic treatment, Staphylococcus aureus bacteria is a common cause and an anti-staphylococcus antibiotic such as flucloxacillin or dicloxacillin is used. The Infectious Diseases Society of America advises that the draining of an abscess is not enough to address community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus ...
... s[4] are hard solitary slow-growing papules (rounded bumps) that may appear in a variety of colours, usually brownish to tan; they are often elevated or pedunculated. A dermatofibroma is associated with the dimple sign; by applying lateral pressure, there is a central depression of the dermatofibroma. Although typical dermatofibromas cause little or no discomfort, itching and tenderness can occur. Dermatofibromas can be found anywhere on the body, but most often they are found on the legs and arms.[5] They occur most often in women; the male to female ratio is about 1:4.[6] The age group in which they most commonly occur is 20 to 45 years. Some physicians and researchers believe dermatofibromas form as a reaction to previous injuries such as insect bites or thorn pricks.[6] They are composed of disordered collagen laid down by fibroblasts. Dermatofibromas are classed as benign skin lesions, meaning they are completely harmless, though they may be confused with a variety of ...
Cutaneous LP is a self-limiting condition. It usually resolves within 6 to 12 months. Oral LP is a non infectious, chronic inflammatory condition that involves the oral mucosa and may be accompanied by skin lesions. The etiology of oral LP are unknown. It is not clear whether the mechanisms causing isolated oral LP are different from those causing oral LP with cutaneous LP. An immune-mediated mechanism where basal keratinocytes are being targeted as foreign antigens by activated T cells, especially CD8+ T cells, has been proposed.[43] Upregulation of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and cytokines associated with T-helper 1 immune response, may also pay an important role in the pathogenesis of lichen planus. Stress is thought to play a role in the pathogenesis of oral LP. Patients with anxiety and depression are reported more commonly with oral LP if compared to normal healthy individuals.[44][45] Some studies have indicated that stressful events can induce LP lesions in otherwise ...
... (MC), sometimes called water warts, is a viral infection of the skin that results in small, raised, pink lesions with a dimple in the center.[1] They may occasionally be itchy or sore.[1] They may occur singularly or in groups.[1] Any area of the skin may be affected, with abdomen, legs, arms, neck, genital area, and face being most common.[1] Onset of the lesions is around 7 weeks after infection.[3] It usually goes away within a year without scarring.[1] MC is caused by a poxvirus called the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV).[1] The virus is spread either by direct contact including sexual activity or via contaminated objects such as towels.[4] The condition can also be spread to other areas of the body by the person themselves.[4] Risk factors include a weak immune system, atopic dermatitis, and crowded living conditions.[2] Following one infection, it is possible to get reinfected.[9] Diagnosis is typically based on the appearance.[3] Prevention includes hand washing ...
Aphthous affectations" and "aphthous ulcerations" of the mouth are mentioned several times in the treatise "Of the Epidemics" (part of the Hippocratic corpus, in the 4th century BC),[22] although it seems likely that this was oral ulceration as a manifestation of some infectious disease, since they are described as occurring in epidemic-like patterns, with concurrent symptoms such as fever. Aphthous stomatitis was once thought to be a form of recurrent herpes simplex virus infection, and some clinicians still refer to the condition as "herpes" despite this cause having been disproven.[23] The informal term "canker sore" is sometimes used, mainly in North America,[24] either to describe this condition generally, or to refer to the individual ulcers of this condition,[25] or mouth ulcers of any cause unrelated to this condition. The origin of the word "canker" is thought to have been influenced by Latin, Old English, Middle English and Old North French.[26] In Latin, cancer translates to ...
... , also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV).[3] The disease results in a characteristic skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, which eventually scab over.[1] It usually starts on the chest, back, and face then spreads to the rest of the body.[1] Other symptoms may include fever, tiredness, and headaches.[1] Symptoms usually last five to seven days.[1] Complications may occasionally include pneumonia, inflammation of the brain, and bacterial skin infections.[6] The disease is often more severe in adults than in children.[7] Symptoms begin 10 to 21 days after exposure to the virus.[2] Chickenpox is an airborne disease which spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of an infected person.[2] It may be spread from one to two days before the rash appears until all lesions have crusted over.[2] It may also spread through contact with the blisters.[2] Those with shingles may spread chickenpox to those who ...
Allergic urticaria. *Allergic rhinitis (Hay fever). *Allergic asthma. *Anaphylaxis. *Food allergy *common allergies include: ...
In terms of pathology, the first signs of the condition may be observed within the dermis. The changes that may take place at this level may include edema, vascular dilatation, and cellular infiltration. It is common for lymphocytes and eosinophils to be seen. The bullae found in the skin affected by dermatitis herpetiformis are subepidermal and have rounded lateral borders. When looked at under the microscope, the skin affected by dermatitis herpetiformis presents a collection of neutrophils. They have an increased prevalence in the areas where the dermis is closest to the epidermis. Direct IMF studies of uninvolved skin show IgA in the dermal papillae and patchy granular IgA along the basement membrane. The jejunal mucosa may show partial villous atrophy, but the changes tend to be milder than in coeliac disease.[18] Immunological studies revealed findings that are similar to those of coeliac disease in terms of autoantigens. The main autoantigen of dermatitis herpetiformis is epidermal ...
A skin condition, also known as cutaneous condition, is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system-the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands.[1] The major function of this system is as a barrier against the external environment.[2] Conditions of the human integumentary system constitute a broad spectrum of diseases, also known as dermatoses, as well as many nonpathologic states (like, in certain circumstances, melanonychia and racquet nails).[3][4] While only a small number of skin diseases account for most visits to the physician, thousands of skin conditions have been described.[5] Classification of these conditions often presents many nosological challenges, since underlying causes and pathogenetics are often not known.[6][7] Therefore, most current textbooks present a classification based on location (for example, conditions of the mucous membrane), morphology (chronic blistering conditions), cause (skin conditions ...
Blisters, wheals (welts), and urticaria (hives) often form in a pattern where skin was directly exposed to the allergen or ... This differentiates it from contact urticaria (hives), in which a rash appears within minutes of exposure and then fades away ...
Normally, a callus will form on any part of the skin exposed to excess friction over a long period of time. For example, people often develop calluses on the middle finger or ring finger of their dominant hand due to writing with a pen or pencil. Another cause is from playing string instruments like the guitar or the violin; calluses will develop on the four fingers of the hand used in holding the strings down to the fingerboard, and sometimes on the fingers of the hand used for pizzicato or strumming. Weightlifters commonly experience callus on the upper-palm area due to repeated friction. Calluses are also very common on the fingers of rock climbers on almost all of their fingers. There are many activities that can result in the formation of a callus, which may even be viewed as a badge of experience and commitment to the activity. Activities that are notorious for causing calluses include (but are not limited to) construction work, many sports, wood carving, playing musical instruments, use ...
Phototherapy is considered a second-line treatment for vitiligo.[1] Exposing the skin to light from UVB lamps is the most common treatment for vitiligo. The treatments can be done at home with an UVB lamp or in a clinic. The exposure time is managed so that the skin does not suffer overexposure. Treatment can take a few weeks if the spots are on the neck and face and if they existed not more than 3 years. If the spots are on the hands and legs and have been there more than 3 years, it can take a few months. Phototherapy sessions are done 2-3 times a week. Spots on a large area of the body may require full body treatment in a clinic or hospital. UVB broadband and narrowband lamps can be used,[28][29] but narrowband ultraviolet picked around 311 nm is the choice. It has been constitutively reported that a combination of UVB phototherapy with other topical treatments improves re-pigmentation. However, some vitiligo patients may not see any changes to skin or re-pigmentation occurring. A serious ...
Evidence-based reviews found that the most effective therapy for melasma includes a combination of topical agents.[6][5] Triple combination creams formulated with hydroquinone, tretinoin and a steroid component have shown to be more effective than dual combination therapy or hydroquinone alone.[12] More recently, a systematic review found that oral medications also have a role in melasma treatment, and have been shown to be efficacious with a minimal number and severity of adverse events. Oral medications and dietary supplements employed in the treatment of melasma include tranexamic acid, Polypodium leucotomos extract, beta‐carotenoid, melatonin, and procyanidin.[13] Oral medication procyanidin plus vitamins A, C, and E shows promise as safe and effective for epidermal melasma. In an 8-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in 56 Filipino women, treatment was associated with significant improvements in the left and right malar regions, and was safe and well tolerated.[14] ...
Urticaria. *Trauma. *Post surgical. *Rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit[2]. Diagnosis[edit]. This section is empty. You can help by ...
The origin of syphilis is disputed.[2] Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact,[73] and it may have been carried from the Americas to Europe by the returning crewmen from Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas, or it may have existed in Europe previously but gone unrecognized until shortly after Columbus's return.[37][74] These are the Columbian and pre-Columbian hypotheses, respectively, with the Columbian hypothesis better supported by the evidence.[37][75][76] However, findings from phylogenetic science suggest that is, in fact, a New World disease.[77] The first written records of an outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 or 1495 in Naples, Italy, during a French invasion (Italian War of 1494-98).[10][37] Since it was claimed to have been spread by French troops, it was initially called the "French disease" by the people of Naples.[78] In 1530, the pastoral name "syphilis" (the name of a character) was first used by the Italian physician and poet Girolamo ...
The earliest surviving recorded claim of sudden whitening of the hair is represented in the Talmud, by a story of a Jewish scholar who, at the age of 17 years, developed white hair locks due to overwork.[citation needed] Now and again, contemporary cases of accelerated (though not sudden) hair-whitening have been documented, as with bombing victims in the Second World War,[citation needed] and in a case covered in the medical journal Archives of Dermatology in 2009.[4] ...
Following active infection, herpes viruses establish a latent infection in sensory and autonomic ganglia of the nervous system. The double-stranded DNA of the virus is incorporated into the cell physiology by infection of the nucleus of a nerve's cell body. HSV latency is static; no virus is produced; and is controlled by a number of viral genes, including latency-associated transcript.[70] Many HSV-infected people experience recurrence within the first year of infection.[14] Prodrome precedes development of lesions. Prodromal symptoms include tingling (paresthesia), itching, and pain where lumbosacral nerves innervate the skin. Prodrome may occur as long as several days or as short as a few hours before lesions develop. Beginning antiviral treatment when prodrome is experienced can reduce the appearance and duration of lesions in some individuals. During recurrence, fewer lesions are likely to develop and are less painful and heal faster (within 5-10 days without antiviral treatment) than those ...
... is primarily caused by uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase deficiency (UROD). Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase occurs in nature as a homodimer of two subunits. It participates in the fifth step in heme synthesis pathway, and is active in the cytosol. This enzymatic conversion results in coproporphyrinogen III as the primary product. This is accomplished by the clockwise removal of the four carboxyl groups present in the cyclic uroporphyrinogen III molecule. Therefore, a deficiency in this enzyme causes the aforementioned buildup of uroporphyrinogen and hepta-carboxylic porphyrinogen, and to a lesser extent hexa-carboxylic porphyrinogen, and penta-carboxylic porphyrinogen in the urine, which can be helpful in the diagnosis of this disorder.[16][17] The dermatological symptoms of PCT that include blistering and lesions on sun-exposed areas of the skin are caused by a buildup of porphyrin compounds (specifically uroporphyrinogen) close to the surface of the skin that have been ...
The cause of seborrhoeic dermatitis has not been fully clarified.[1][14] The condition is thought to be due to a local inflammatory response to colonization by Malassezia fungi species in sebum-producing skin areas including the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, and groin.[3][14] This is based on observations of high counts of Malassezia species in skin affected by seborrhoeic dermatitis and on the effectiveness of antifungals in treating the condition.[14] Such species of Malassezia include M. furfur (formerly P. ovale), M. globosa, M. restricta, M. sympodialis, and M. slooffiae.[3] Although Malassezia appears to be the central predisposing factor in seborrhoeic dermatitis, it is thought that other factors are necessary for the presence of Malassezia to result in the pathology characteristic of the condition.[14] This is based on the fact that high counts of Malassezia in the skin alone do not result in seborrhoeic dermatitis.[14] Besides antifungals, the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory ...
Under homeostatic conditions, the body is maintained in a finely tuned balance of coagulation and fibrinolysis. The activation of the coagulation cascade yields thrombin that converts fibrinogen to fibrin; the stable fibrin clot being the final product of hemostasis. The fibrinolytic system then functions to break down fibrinogen and fibrin. Activation of the fibrinolytic system generates plasmin (in the presence of thrombin), which is responsible for the lysis of fibrin clots. The breakdown of fibrinogen and fibrin results in polypeptides called fibrin degradation products (FDPs) or fibrin split products (FSPs). In a state of homeostasis, the presence of plasmin is critical, as it is the central proteolytic enzyme of coagulation and is also necessary for the breakdown of clots, or fibrinolysis.[citation needed] In DIC, the processes of coagulation and fibrinolysis are dysregulated, and the result is widespread clotting with resultant bleeding. Regardless of the triggering event of DIC, once ...
Candida yeasts are generally present in healthy humans, frequently part of the human body's normal oral and intestinal flora, and particularly on the skin; however, their growth is normally limited by the human immune system and by competition of other microorganisms, such as bacteria occupying the same locations in the human body.[41] Candida requires moisture for growth, notably on the skin.[42] For example, wearing wet swimwear for long periods of time is believed to be a risk factor.[43] Candida can also cause diaper rashes in babies.[35] In extreme cases, superficial infections of the skin or mucous membranes may enter the bloodstream and cause systemic Candida infections. Factors that increase the risk of candidiasis include HIV/AIDS, mononucleosis, cancer treatments, steroids, stress, antibiotic usage, diabetes, and nutrient deficiency. Hormone replacement therapy and infertility treatments may also be predisposing factors.[44] Use of inhaled corticosteroids increases risk of candidiasis ...
... delayed pressure urticaria (DPU) cholinergic urticaria (ChU) cold urticaria (CU) solar urticaria (SU) Acute pressure urticaria ... This type of urticaria is uncommon and occurs in only 0.1% of the population. 20% of people with chronic urticaria report still ... Physical urticaria is a distinct subgroup of the urticaria that are induced by an exogenous physical stimulus rather than ... "Hives (Urticaria)". ACAAI. Retrieved 2016-04-24. "Hives (urticaria). What are hives? Treatment for hives. , Patient". Patient. ...
Aquagenic urticaria, also known as water allergy and water urticaria, is a rarely diagnosed form of physical urticaria.[1][2] ... Aquagenic urticaria, once known as a rare physical urticaria, is reclassified as separate subtype of urticaria.[11] It was ... "Aquagenic Urticaria". MD-Health.com. Retrieved 2016-11-29.. *^ Dice, J. P. (2004). "Physical urticaria". Immunology and Allergy ... Because aquagenic urticaria frequently accompanies other types of physical urticaria, the doctor may perform tests to check for ...
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... urticaria), swelling (angioedema), redness (erythema), and itching (pruritus) in the affected area. Explore symptoms, ... Vibratory urticaria is a condition in which exposing the skin to vibration, repetitive stretching, or friction results in ... Abajian M, Schoepke N, Altrichter S, Zuberbier T, Maurer M. Physical urticarias and cholinergic urticaria. Immunol Allergy Clin ... Vibratory urticaria can be caused by a mutation in the ADGRE2 gene. This gene provides instructions for making a protein found ...
Autoimmunity is thought to be one of the most frequent causes of chronic urticaria. Various autoimmu... more ... A number of different etiologic factors have been reported as proposed causes of chronic urticaria. ... encoded search term (What causes chronic urticaria?) and What causes chronic urticaria? What to Read Next on Medscape. Related ... of chronic urticaria patients have abnormal thyroid function. [15] In one study comparing 70 patients with chronic urticaria ...
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Urticaria pigmentosa is a skin disease that produces patches of darker skin and very bad itching. Hives can develop when these ... Urticaria pigmentosa is a skin disease that produces patches of darker skin and very bad itching. Hives can develop when these ... Urticaria pigmentosa goes away by puberty in about one half of affected children. Symptoms usually get better in others as they ... Urticaria. In: Habif TP, Dinulos JGH, Chapman MS, Zug KA, eds. Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA ...
Complement-mediated urticaria includes viral and bacterial infections, serum sickness, and transfusion reactions. Urticarial ... Urticaria and angioedema. Middleton E, Reed CE, Ellis EF, et al, eds. Allergy: Principles and Practices. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby- ... What is complement-mediated urticaria?. Updated: Mar 21, 2018 * Author: Henry K Wong, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner ... Acute urticaria in children: causes and an aggressive diagnostic approach. Postgrad Med. 1982 Aug. 72(2):179-85. [Medline]. ...
Urticaria. What Are Hives?. Hives are red raised bumps or welts on the skin. Hives (or urticaria ) is a common skin reaction to ... It can be hard to figure out what causes chronic urticaria, though its sometimes linked to an immune system illness, like ...
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Urticaria, commonly referred to as hives, is the most frequent dermatologic disorder seen in the ED. It appears as raised, well ... encoded search term (Urticaria) and Urticaria What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions and Diseases. * Exercise- ... Urticaria Differential Diagnoses. Updated: Jun 13, 2018 * Author: Henry K Wong, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD more ... Therapy of chronic urticaria: a simple, modern approach. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 May. 112(5):419-425. [Medline]. ...
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Diagnosis will depend on the type of urticaria.. Acute urticaria. In acute urticaria, allergy testing can help to find a ... Hives, or urticaria, can be acute or chronic.. Acute urticaria is the most common type. Symptoms last less than 6 weeks, and ... Chronic urticaria. If the urticaria continues for more than 6 weeks, the trigger is probably not external, so experts do not ... Chronic urticaria continues for more than 6 weeks. About 1 in every 1,000 people is estimated to experience chronic urticaria. ...
Learn about papular urticaria, a skin reaction to insect bites. Bumps, which may resemble blisters, appear on the skin. The ... Papular urticaria is a preventable condition. The best way to prevent popular urticaria is to implement a plan to control the ... Papular urticaria in children. Although adults can be affected, papular urticaria is more common in children than in adults. It ... Papular urticaria is the medical term for an allergic skin reaction or hypersensitivity to insect bites. The word papule refers ...
Cholinergic urticaria is one of the physical urticarias brought on by a physical stimulus. Although this stimulus might be ... Cholinergic urticaria may be accompanied by cold urticaria, pressure urticaria, and even aquagenic urticaria. ... encoded search term (Cholinergic Urticaria) and Cholinergic Urticaria What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions and ... Mihara S, Hide M. Adrenergic urticaria in a patient with cholinergic urticaria. Br J Dermatol. 2008 Mar. 158(3):629-31. [ ...
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Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a persistent form of hives that occurs without a known cause. Urticaria is the medical ... "Omalizumab in the treatment of chronic urticaria," Actas Dermosifiliograficis, 2014. "What is chronic idiopathic urticaria?", ... FAQ: Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU). Peter JaretHealth Writer. Aug 28, 2015. ... How long does chronic idiopathic urticaria last?. Episodes vary widely. In one recent survey, about 50 percent of hives ...
Chronic spontaneous urticaria is defined by the presence of hives daily or almost daily for at least six weeks ... Chronic spontaneous urticaria. Jane Hsieh and Jason K. Lee. CMAJ January 16, 2017 189 (2) E77; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/ ...
WebMD explains the hives you get with cholinergic urticaria from heat, sweat, or exercise. Learn more about causes, treatments ... World Allergy Organization: "Urticaria and Angioedema: Synopsis.". Asthma Center Research and Education Fund: "Urticaria and ... American Academy of Family Physicians: "Exercise-Induced Urticaria: Treatment.". MayoClinic.org: "Chronic Hives (Urticaria): ... Both men and women can get cholinergic urticaria.. Symptoms. These hives are itchy, tingly, and warm. Theyre usually small red ...
Effect of salicylates in urticaria.. Br Med J 1967; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5574.262 (Published 04 November 1967) ...
Dermatographism and swelling (angioedema) may accompany hives (urticaria). ... Picture of Urticaria. This is a close-up view of wheals with white-to-light-pink color centrally and peripheral erythema. See a ... Hives, also called urticaria, is a raised, itchy area of skin that is usually a sign of an allergic reaction. The allergy may ... Are Hives (Urticaria) Contagious?. Hives are not contagious are triggered by an allergic response to a substance. Symptoms and ...
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Dermatographic urticaria is a skin disorder and one of the most common types of urticaria, affecting 2-5% of the population. ... The first outbreak of urticaria can lead to other reactions on body parts not directly stimulated, scraped, or scratched. In a ... Kontou-Fili, K.; Borici-Mazi, R.; Kapp, A.; Matjevic, L.J.; Mitchel, F.B. (1997). "Physical urticaria: classification and ... These wheals are a subset of urticaria (hives), and appear within minutes, in some cases accompanied by itching. ...
Aquagenic urticaria Urticaria Skin lesion List of cutaneous conditions James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). ... Adrenergic urticaria is a skin condition characterized by an eruption consisting of small (1-5mm) red macules and papules with ... ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1. Hogan, Sara R.; Mandrell, Joshua; Eilers, David (1 April 2014). "Adrenergic urticaria: review of the ...
  • There are seven sub-categories of physical urticaria: delayed pressure urticaria (DPU) cholinergic urticaria (ChU) cold urticaria (CU) solar urticaria (SU) Acute pressure urticaria (AU) chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) symptomatic dermatographism urticaria (SDU) (most common) Characterized by dermal edema (wheal) and erthema (flare) also known as hives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The symptoms of aquagenic urticaria (inaccurately called water allergy) are similar to all the other types of physical hives. (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] Aquagenic urticaria is a rare condition in which itchy urticaria (hives) develop rapidly after the skin comes in contact with water, regardless of its temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hives associated with aquagenic urticaria are typically small (approximately 1-3 mm), red- or skin-colored welts (called wheals) with clearly defined edges. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vibratory urticaria is a condition in which exposing the skin to vibration, repetitive stretching, or friction results in allergy symptoms such as hives (urticaria), swelling (angioedema), redness (erythema), and itching (pruritus) in the affected area. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hello, The symptoms are suggestive of hives or urticaria. (medhelp.org)
  • Hives (medically known as urticaria) are red, itchy, raised areas of skin that appear in varying shapes and sizes. (medhelp.org)
  • What are hives (urticaria)? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Urticaria is another word for hives, which are round, red welts on the skin that itch severely. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a persistent form of hives that occurs without a known cause. (healthcentral.com)
  • Urticaria is the medical name for hives. (healthcentral.com)
  • Hives , also called urticaria , is a raised, itchy area of skin that is usually a sign of an allergic reaction . (medicinenet.com)
  • Learn everything you want about Hives (Urticaria) with the wikiHow Hives (Urticaria) Category. (wikihow.com)
  • Does anyone out there have Urticaria that caused more than hives and itching? (healingwell.com)
  • I have read the strand on chronic hives and I was surprised that no one mentioned urticaria. (dailystrength.org)
  • They all said I have chronic urticaria, which, as I understand it, means chronic hives. (dailystrength.org)
  • I'm not a doctor either, but I don't think enough is known about urticaria because I really think it's different from chronic 'hives,' and not something that should be lumped in with hives. (dailystrength.org)
  • These wheals are a subset of urticaria (hives), and appear within minutes, in some cases accompanied by itching. (wikipedia.org)
  • INTRODUCTION - Chronic urticaria (CU) or chronic spontaneous urticaria is defined by the presence of urticaria (hives) on most days of the week, for a duration of longer than six weeks. (uptodate.com)
  • Aquagenic urticaria is a rare form of urticaria , a type of hives that causes a rash to appear after you touch water. (healthline.com)
  • Chronic urticaria is characterized by hives that appear daily and usually last longer than six weeks. (infobarrel.com)
  • Physical urticaria does not occur spontaneously like other types of hives but it is rather induced by a physical stimulus. (infobarrel.com)
  • Do you suffer from urticaria/hives? (hubpages.com)
  • I get urticaria/hives when I have something I am allergic to. (hubpages.com)
  • I have never suffered with urticaria/hives. (hubpages.com)
  • Urticaria, also known as hives or nettle rash, can be acute or chronic. (hubpages.com)
  • If you break out in hives after exposure to cold, you could have cold urticaria. (freep.com)
  • An allergy to the cold weather is a real thing - and it can be deadly If you break out in hives after exposure to cold, you could have cold urticaria. (freep.com)
  • Cold urticaria can range from skin reactions, where the skin becomes cold, and you break out in hives in the area that's exposed, to where you have the oropharyngeal swelling of the airway, where it's difficult to swallow or breathe after swallowing a cold beverage. (freep.com)
  • Heat hives , also called cholinergic urticaria, is an allergic reaction caused by a rise in skin temperature. (healthcentral.com)
  • It is probably the most common form of physical urticaria (hives). (rarediseases.org)
  • http://www.allergy.org.au/patients/skin-allergy/urticaria-hives (accessed Aug 2015). (mydr.com.au)
  • Urticaria are hives that are raised, often itchy, red welts on the surface of the skin. (patientslikeme.com)
  • Angioedema often accompanies urticaria as the swelling results from the same processes that cause hives but involves small blood vessels (venules) in deeper layers of the skin. (worldallergy.org)
  • Hives, also called urticaria, are circumscribed swellings on the skin that often are itchy. (harvard.edu)
  • Allergic Urticaria is an eruption of itching wheals, otherwise known as hives, caused by an allergic reaction. (drugs.com)
  • Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a form of chronic hives that results in itchy, red bumps or wheals on a person's skin. (healthline.com)
  • Urticaria - commonly called hives - are red raised bumps or welts on the skin that can occur anywhere on the body, usually as a reaction to an allergen (something that causes an allergic reaction). (rchsd.org)
  • Hives, also known as urticaria, affects about 20 percent of people at some time during their lives. (acaai.org)
  • Urticaria, or hives, is a problem in which red, itchy, and swollen areas show up on the skin. (rochester.edu)
  • Hives or Urticaria as they are known by their medical name, will affect up to 20% of the population. (allergybuyersclub.com)
  • Lean what causes Hives / Urticaria and what you can do to treat them. (allergybuyersclub.com)
  • Urticaria, commonly called hives, is an inflammation of the surface layers of the skin, and is characterized by small, itchy red or white welts (called wheals). (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Urticaria, also known as hives, is characterized by red, raised itchy welts (wheals) of varying sizes on the surface of the skin. (livingnaturally.com)
  • Many allergens, including foods and medications, can trigger allergic reactions that cause urticaria (hives). (livingnaturally.com)
  • These hives, called chronic urticaria, can be one of the most frustrating problems dermatologists see in their patients. (aocd.org)
  • How much have you suffered from the physical symptoms of the urticaria (itch, hives (welts) and/or swelling) in the last four weeks? (jotform.com)
  • Who's most likely to get hives (urticaria) or angioedema? (clevelandclinic.org)
  • What are the types of hives (urticaria) and angioedema? (clevelandclinic.org)
  • What causes hives (urticaria) and swelling (angioedema)? (clevelandclinic.org)
  • What are the symptoms of hives (urticaria)? (clevelandclinic.org)
  • He told Eddie that he had chronic urticaria - the medical name for long-lasting hives - and prescribed an antihistamine to treat it. (brennerchildrens.org)
  • Urticaria, also known as nettle rash or hives, is a skin condition in which a rash of itchy wheals or lumps develops on the skin, usually on the trunk or limbs. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Urticaria, also known as hives, are very common in children - affecting up to 25 percent of kids at least once. (childrens.com)
  • Hives (Urticaria) Accessed 1/16/2014. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Urticaria (also called hives) is a response of the body's immune system, usually to an allergen, stress or a drug. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Hives, called urticaria by the medical profession, is a skin condition that is characterized by sudden outbreaks of red, itchy welts on the skin. (homemademedicine.com)
  • Home remedies hives urticaria can greatly reduce the time of the outbrake. (homemademedicine.com)
  • However, home remedies for hives urticaria help also improve the immune system. (homemademedicine.com)
  • Home remedies for hives urticaria can treat the skin naturally. (homemademedicine.com)
  • Urticaria, commonly known as welts or hives, refers to raised, erythematous wheals caused by the release of histamine and other vasoactive substances from mast cells. (visualdx.com)
  • An ice cube may be placed on the forearm for a few minutes to check for cold urticaria , exposure to a hot bath will be used to check for Cholinergic urticaria and the lesions will be inspected to determine the root cause of their appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cholinergic urticaria may be accompanied by cold urticaria, pressure urticaria, and even aquagenic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • See 'An overview of angioedema: Pathogenesis and causes' and 'Urticarial vasculitis' and 'Physical urticarias' and 'Cold urticaria' . (uptodate.com)
  • Cold urticaria can be diagnosed by placing an ice cube on the skin for five minutes. (mayoclinic.org)
  • If you have cold urticaria, a raised, red bump (hive) will form a few minutes after the ice cube is removed. (mayoclinic.org)
  • In some cases, cold urticaria is caused by an underlying condition that affects the immune system, such as an infection or cancer. (mayoclinic.org)
  • In some people, cold urticaria goes away on its own after weeks or months. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Normally prescribed to treat asthma, this drug has been used successfully to treat people with cold urticaria who didn't respond to other medications. (mayoclinic.org)
  • If you have cold urticaria because of an underlying health problem, you may need medications or other treatment for that condition as well. (mayoclinic.org)
  • They can be used to treat mild symptoms of cold urticaria or to prevent a reaction. (mayoclinic.org)
  • For some people, exposure to cold temperatures can cause a life-threatening allergic reaction called cold urticaria. (freep.com)
  • As near-record low temperatures grip the region, Dr. Earlexia M. Norwood, service chief for family medicine at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and the director of practice development for the Henry Ford Medical group, explains what cold urticaria is, and lays out what she wishes patients knew about surviving the deep freeze. (freep.com)
  • There are different variants of cold urticaria. (freep.com)
  • Q: How dangerous is cold urticaria? (freep.com)
  • The more skin that is exposed for people with cold urticaria, like in swimming for long periods of time, those are the people who have the more severe, systemic reactions. (freep.com)
  • Cold urticaria is a chronic, reactive skin disorder. (rarediseases.org)
  • There are two forms of the disorder: essential (acquired) cold urticaria, and familial (hereditary) cold urticaria. (rarediseases.org)
  • The symptoms of the acquired form become obvious in two to five minutes after exposure to the triggering substance or situation, while it takes 24 to 48 hours for symptoms of familial cold urticaria to appear. (rarediseases.org)
  • In cold urticaria, the skin has an abnormal reaction to cold. (rarediseases.org)
  • Symptoms of familial cold urticaria may begin to appear as soon as 30 minutes after exposure to cold. (rarediseases.org)
  • Primary acquired cold urticaria can occur five to 30 minutes after exposure to cold. (rarediseases.org)
  • Delayed cold urticaria may appear several hours after contact with the cold. (rarediseases.org)
  • Localized cold urticaria has been reported to occur after exposure to cold at the sites of previous ragweed injections for allergies or ladybug bites. (rarediseases.org)
  • Reflex cold urticaria is characterized by widespread appearance of welts occurring in response to a drop in body temperature after localized exposure to cold applications (e.g. an ice pack). (rarediseases.org)
  • Secondary cold urticaria can occur in connection with various blood disorders associated with viral infections such as mononucleosis. (rarediseases.org)
  • Cold urticaria can occur for unknown (idiopathic) reasons, or it may be transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait. (rarediseases.org)
  • The familial form of cold urticaria has been traced to the long arm of chromosome one (1q40). (rarediseases.org)
  • Some forms of cold urticaria are also diseases of the autoimmune system. (rarediseases.org)
  • What is cold urticaria? (patientslikeme.com)
  • Cold urticaria is the body's allergic reaction when it is exposed to a sudden drop in air temperature or to cold water. (patientslikeme.com)
  • Damp and windy conditions may increase the likelihood of cold urticaria. (patientslikeme.com)
  • Data from patients with cold urticaria, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years. (patientslikeme.com)
  • Recent data have shown that updosing of H1 blockers is significantly more effective in reducing symptoms in cold urticaria than standard-dose treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Anecdotally, Dr. Maurer said that he and his colleagues have successfully treated patients with antihistamine-refractory spontaneous urticaria, cold urticaria, physical urticaria, cholinergic urticaria, solar urticaria, pressure urticaria, and other forms of the disease. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Cold urticaria consists of an allergic immune response to cold temperatures with symptoms ranging from pruritic wheals to life-threatening angioedema, bronchospasm, or anaphylactic shock. (frontiersin.org)
  • This case report describes the successful perioperative management of a 45-year-old female with a history of cold urticaria undergoing a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease and discusses how to appropriately optimize the care of these patients. (frontiersin.org)
  • Cold urticaria, a subset of chronic urticarias, was first described in the 1860s and is characterized by the presence of chronically recurring wheals for a period longer than 6 weeks after exposure to cold stimuli ( 1 , 2 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Cold urticaria comprises between 3 and 33.8% of physical urticarias ( 4 , 5 ), with a higher incidence in cold climates. (frontiersin.org)
  • Within minutes of exposure to a cold stimulus, patients with cold urticaria develop a pruritic urticarial rash, which may progress to angioedema and anaphylaxis ( 1 , 2 , 6 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Stimuli that can induce cold urticaria include ingestion of cold substances, handling of cold objects, exposure to cold environments, and engaging in aquatic activities ( 1 , 2 , 6 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The estimated incidence of cold urticaria is 0.05% generally, with young adults most frequently affected, and women twice as likely to be affected as men ( 5 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • However, some infectious diseases, medications, and other pathologies [notably cryoglobulinemia and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS)] have been associated with cold urticaria ( 8 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • A subpopulation of patients with cold urticaria and dermatographism have a disorder that can be passively transferred with plasma that contains IgE, while IgE antibody directed to an antigen in sweat has been reported in a subpopulation of patients with cholinergic urticaria and a positive methacholine skin test. (worldallergy.org)
  • Systemic symptoms can be associated with cold urticaria, particularly hypotension, due to submersion causing a temperature change involving a large surface area. (worldallergy.org)
  • Idiopathic cold urticaria : In vitro demonstration of histamine release upon challenge of skin biopsies. (worldallergy.org)
  • Bianca Anton, 35, her son Max, 15, and five-year-old daughter Megan all suffer from cold urticaria. (mirror.co.uk)
  • The cause of cold urticaria unknown but medics believe it can be triggered by an underlying condition such as chickenpox. (mirror.co.uk)
  • Urticaria and angioedema. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laboratory tests and identified diagnoses in patients with physical and chronic urticaria and angioedema: A systematic review. (medscape.com)
  • Chronic urticaria and angioedema associated with thyroid autoimmunity: review and therapeutic implications. (medscape.com)
  • Acute urticaria and angioedema: diagnostic and treatment considerations. (medscape.com)
  • Leznoff A, Josse RG, Denburg J, Dolovich J. Association of chronic urticaria and angioedema with thyroid autoimmunity. (medscape.com)
  • Clinical characteristics in cholinergic urticaria with palpebral angioedema: Report of 15 cases. (medscape.com)
  • Physical urticaria/angioedema: an experimental model of mast cell activation in humans. (medscape.com)
  • DEFINITION OF CHRONIC URTICARIA - In this review, the term 'chronic urticaria' (CU) refers to patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria, also called chronic spontaneous urticaria, with or without intermittent angioedema. (uptodate.com)
  • Angioedema and serum sickness may occur associated with drug induced urticaria. (infobarrel.com)
  • Urticaria is closely related to another condition called angioedema, which involves swelling in the deeper layers of the skin. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Urticaria and angioedema are also closely related to anaphylaxis, an extremely dangerous condition that can lead to death within minutes or hours. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Conventional treatments for urticaria and angioedema include avoidance of triggering factors, and use of antihistamines, and, occasionally, corticosteroids. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Since the last consultation, did you become aware of any new factors which can make your urticaria or angioedema worse? (jotform.com)
  • Although urticaria results from transient extravasation of plasma into the dermis, if the swelling extends and results in deep swelling within subcutaneous/submucosal tissues, it is called angioedema. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Urticaria and angioedema may coexist in the same individual. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Urticaria can occur with angioedema, which is localized nonpitting edema of the subcutaneous or interstitial tissue that may be painful and warm. (aafp.org)
  • Patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (idiopathic or autoimmune) have a 40% incidence of accompanying angioedema, but it is rare for additional symptoms to be present. (worldallergy.org)
  • Treatment of acute urticaria and angioedema involves antihistamines (examples are diphenhydramine, cetirizine, and loratadine) and sometimes systemic steroids, such as prednisone. (uclahealth.org)
  • Angioedema, which manifests as deeper, ill-defined swelling of the face, bowel, or part of an extremity, is seen in approximately 50% of urticaria cases. (visualdx.com)
  • Individuals with elevated IgE titers to alpha-gal have experienced urticaria, angioedema, and anaphylaxis symptoms either immediately or 3-6 hours (delayed onset) after ingesting mammalian meat (alpha-gal syndrome). (visualdx.com)
  • The definition and diagnostic testing of physical and cholinergic urticarias--EAACI/GA2LEN/EDF/UNEV consensus panel recommendations. (medscape.com)
  • Some reports of chronic urticaria include patients with cholinergic urticaria, but the morphology is different. (medscape.com)
  • It is important to differentiate cholinergic urticaria from other forms of physical urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • In patients exposed to tap water at room temperature, the lesions resemble those of cholinergic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Nakamizo S, Egawa G, Miyachi Y, Kabashima K. Cholinergic urticaria: pathogenesis-based categorization and its treatment options. (medscape.com)
  • Cholinergic urticaria and exercise-induced anaphylaxis. (medscape.com)
  • Sweat antigen induces histamine release from basophils of patients with cholinergic urticaria associated with atopic diathesis. (medscape.com)
  • Responsiveness to autologous sweat and serum in cholinergic urticaria classifies its clinical subtypes. (medscape.com)
  • Horikawa T, Fukunaga A, Nishigori C. New concepts of hive formation in cholinergic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Elevated serum IgE against MGL_1304 in patients with atopic dermatitis and cholinergic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Ramam M, Pahwa P. Is cholinergic urticaria a seasonal disorder in some patients? (medscape.com)
  • Cholinergic urticaria, a new pathogenic concept: hypohidrosis due to interference with the delivery of sweat to the skin surface. (medscape.com)
  • Itakura E, Urabe K, Yasumoto S, Nakayama J, Furue M. Cholinergic urticaria associated with acquired generalized hypohidrosis: report of a case and review of the literature. (medscape.com)
  • Some clinical aspects of cholinergic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Godse K, Farooqui S, Nadkarni N, Patil S. Prevalence of cholinergic urticaria in Indian adults. (medscape.com)
  • Hemodialysis-induced rash: a unique case of cholinergic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Sheraz A, Halpern S. Cholinergic Urticaria Responding to Botulinum Toxin injection for Axillary Hyperhidrosis. (medscape.com)
  • Vadas P, Sinilaite A, Chaim M. Cholinergic Urticaria with Anaphylaxis: An Underrecognized Clinical Entity. (medscape.com)
  • Torabi B, Ben-Shoshan M. The association of cholinergic and cold-induced urticaria: diagnosis and management. (medscape.com)
  • The ones that break out when you're sweaty from a workout, nervous, or just hot are called cholinergic urticaria (CU). (webmd.com)
  • Both men and women can get cholinergic urticaria. (webmd.com)
  • what is the cause of cholinergic urticaria? (dailystrength.org)
  • why is it impossible to determine what causes cholinergic urticaria? (dailystrength.org)
  • Pathogenesis of cholinergic urticaria in relation to sweating. (nih.gov)
  • Cholinergic urticaria (CU) has clinically characteristic features, and has been frequently described in the literature. (nih.gov)
  • Cholinergic urticaria is characterized by a hypersensitive response in the skin as a result of the body increasing in temperature (passively or actively), or the precipitating release of sweat. (patientslikeme.com)
  • ICD-9 code 708.5 for Cholinergic urticaria is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -OTHER DISEASES OF SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE (700-709). (aapc.com)
  • Beneficial effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication on idiopathic chronic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Chronic idiopathic urticaria: natural course and association with Helicobacter pylori infection. (medscape.com)
  • Bansal AS, Hayman GR. Graves disease associated with chronic idiopathic urticaria: 2 case reports. (medscape.com)
  • What is chronic idiopathic urticaria? (healthcentral.com)
  • How long does chronic idiopathic urticaria last? (healthcentral.com)
  • I have had what we now know is chronic idiopathic urticaria for 19 months. (dailystrength.org)
  • The terms 'chronic urticaria' and 'chronic idiopathic urticaria' are used synonymously in this discussion. (uptodate.com)
  • What Is Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria and How Is It Treated? (healthline.com)
  • However, it is important to note that more than 25% of urticaria is of idiopathic origin. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Chronic urticaria can be classified into physically induced and idiopathic types ( 1 , 3 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Chronic urticaria is idiopathic in 80% to 90% of cases. (aafp.org)
  • IgE antibody is a requisite mediator of acute urticaria due to food or drug allergy, but less well appreciated is its role in physical urticarias or chronic spontaneous urticaria (idiopathic or autoimmune). (worldallergy.org)
  • Chronic urticaria may be autoimmune, induced by physical stimuli, or idiopathic. (visualdx.com)
  • Theophylline as "add-on" therapy in patients with delayed pressure urticaria: a prospective self-controlled study. (medscape.com)
  • Kasperska-Zajac A, Jasinska T, Grzanka A, Kowalik-Sztylc A. Markers of systemic inflammation in delayed pressure urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • This type is encountered with food or drug reactions, delayed pressure urticaria, chronic spontaneous urticaria, and urticarial vasculitis. (worldallergy.org)
  • Pressure urticaria shows up as a deep welt in an area of prolonged pressure. (aocd.org)
  • This kind of urticaria is called 'physical', and very often occurs rapidly (several minutes) after a physical stimulus, except in certain cases of pressure urticaria which can occur later. (allerg.qc.ca)
  • Late-onset pressure urticaria (belt, bras, hands of a manual labourer, etc.) is particular, because it is often chronic, difficult to treat and characterized by lesions that are warm rather than itchy. (allerg.qc.ca)
  • Increased cis-to-trans urocanic acid ratio in the skin of chronic spontaneous urticaria patients. (medscape.com)
  • H1-antihistamines for chronic spontaneous urticaria: An abridged Cochrane Systematic Review. (medscape.com)
  • Role of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and Helicobacter pylori infection in chronic spontaneous urticaria: a prospective analysis. (medscape.com)
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria is characterized by a non-necrotizing perivascular mononuclear-cell infiltrate (CD4 positive T lymphocytes and monocytes) with variable accumulation of eosinophils, neutrophils, and mast cells. (worldallergy.org)
  • The treatment of choice in CCU, as well as in other inducible forms and spontaneous urticaria , are non-sedating H1 antihistamines. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Proof-of-concept data from completed studies suggest that omalizumab improves urticaria in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria who have failed treatment with H1 antihistamines as well as those who have failed treatment with a combination of H1 and H2 antihistamines and a leukotriene receptor antagonist. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The findings are consistent with earlier research that found many chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients are not treated according to recommended guidelines. (news-medical.net)
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is one of the most costly allergic conditions challenging physicians as well as patients and their families. (nih.gov)
  • If your skin symptoms of the Urticaria are spontaneous as well as specifically triggered, which of the two is currently predominant? (jotform.com)
  • The association between Helicobacter pylori ( H. pylori ) and chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) remains controversial. (hindawi.com)
  • The Clinical Correlations of Helicobacter pylori Virulence Factors and Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria," Gastroenterology Research and Practice , vol. 2013, Article ID 436727, 6 pages, 2013. (hindawi.com)
  • Since the urticaria seems to be waning in your child, one can wait for some time for spontaneous resolution before embarking on a probable lengthy investigation. (ndtv.com)
  • A Novel Pathomechanism of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria? (plos.org)
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria may be associated with other autoimmune conditions including autoimmune thyroid disease, vitiligo, insulin-dependent diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and pernicious anemia. (visualdx.com)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is a rash that appears most often in children and young adults. (webmd.com)
  • The most characteristic symptom of urticaria pigmentosa is a rash that appears primarily on the trunk, arms, and legs through Darier's sign. (webmd.com)
  • The rash that occurs with urticaria pigmentosa is so specific that it can usually be diagnosed without any further tests. (webmd.com)
  • Urticaria is a type of rash which is made up of wheals. (drugs.com)
  • Because the rash looks like that which is caused by stinging nettles, urticaria is sometimes referred to as nettle rash. (drugs.com)
  • The main symptom of urticaria is a red, raised, itchy rash. (naturalcures.com)
  • In patients with chronic urticaria , who have had skin rash for more than 6 weeks from onset, the etiology is frequently unknown. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • According to some reports, in nearly 40% of cases of chronic urticaria the rash could be reproduced after injection of the skin with the patient's own serum, suggesting an autoimmune etiology. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Urticaria rash (red patches) on a 77-year-old man's chest. (sciencephoto.com)
  • The mechanism by which these provoke an immediate urticarial rash at the area of contact can be divided into two categories: non-immunological contact urticaria and immunological (allergic) contact urticaria. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Non-immunological contact urticaria typically causes mild localised reactions that clear within hours, for example, stinging nettle rash. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Classically urticaria is characterised by itchy swollen areas of many different sizes on the skin. (allerg.qc.ca)
  • Urticaria from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be IgE-mediated or due to mast cell degranulation, and there may be significant cross-reactivity among the NSAIDs in causing urticaria and anaphylaxis. (medscape.com)
  • However if you don't get it treated it does stair-step and get progressively worse with every attack until it becomes what I have Anaphylaxis urticaria. (dailystrength.org)
  • This type of urticaria can occur with anaphylaxis reaction - a severe allergic response leading to difficulty in breathing and possible death. (infobarrel.com)
  • In cases of severe urticaria that is associated with anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction), you may need an emergency injection of adrenaline. (mydr.com.au)
  • A severe allergic condition, anaphylaxis (characterized by respiratory distress, severe abdominal pain or diarrhea and hypotension), is sometimes preceded by urticaria if a person is severely allergic to certain substances (food, drug, insect venom, or latex protein). (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Therefore, it is important to remember that urticaria can be an early sign of a severe allergic reaction with anaphylaxis. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • 1 Typically otherwise benign and self-limited, urticaria can be a symptom of life-threatening anaphylaxis or, rarely, indicate significant underlying disease. (aafp.org)
  • It is important to rule out underlying anaphylaxis in patients presenting with urticaria. (aafp.org)
  • Manifestations include urticaria or anaphylaxis . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Acute urticaria may also be seen as part of anaphylaxis . (visualdx.com)
  • This type of urticaria is uncommon and occurs in only 0.1% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of urticaria is caused by drugs which is a very serious condition. (infobarrel.com)
  • This type of urticaria is a self-limiting process that occurs when mast cells in the skin are activated, degranulate, and secrete histamine, leukotrienes, platelet activating factor (PAF), enzymes such as tryptase and chymase, cytokines, and chemotactic cytokines (chemokines). (worldallergy.org)
  • It doesn't seem to matter what type of urticaria you suffer from. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Some research has suggested that the use antihistamines and antagonist in synergy are better for the treatment of physical urticarias. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, the focus of treatment for physical urticaria has been on characterizing the effectiveness of antihistamines rather than analysis of receptor binding or the pathomechanisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment for acute urticaria includes non-sedating antihistamines taken regularly for several weeks. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Oral antihistamines are usually the main treatment for urticaria. (mydr.com.au)
  • BERLIN -- Omalizumab proved effective and safe in patients with moderate to severe chronic urticaria refractory to antihistamines in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Treatment of urticaria includes antihistamines and a shot of epinephrine, if breathing is difficult. (rochester.edu)
  • Q: I have had urticaria for almost 2 years now and I have been on antihistamines for a year. (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • Second-generation H 1 antihistamines are safe and effective symptomatic therapy for urticaria. (aafp.org)
  • If needed to control symptoms of urticaria, second-generation H 1 antihistamines can be titrated to two to four times the normal dose. (aafp.org)
  • Other medications such as first-generation H 1 antihistamines, H 2 antihistamines, and leukotriene receptor antagonists may be added to control symptoms of chronic urticaria. (aafp.org)
  • urticaria respond well or reasonably well to antihistamines, but 40% derive little or no relief. (purevolume.com)
  • Management of chronic urticaria consists of symptom control with regular use of antihistamines as first line treatment and avoidance of triggers. (uclahealth.org)
  • Solar urticaria (SU) is an abnormal reaction to sunlight or artificial light. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • What is solar urticaria? (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • When exposed to light, the skin cells of someone with solar urticaria release potent chemicals (including histamine), causing their blood vessels to open and fluid to collect within the skin. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Who suffers from solar urticaria? (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Solar urticaria can affect both sexes and may occur at any time of life. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Solar urticaria sometimes develops in patients who are taking a drug (aspirin and morphine-like medicines) or are exposed to a particular chemical. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • How do you know if you have solar urticaria? (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • For example, contact urticaria may occur following exposure to latex gloves if sufficient latex penetrates through the skin. (worldallergy.org)
  • Cold contact urticaria (CCU) is a frequent form of physical urticaria that is characterized by the development of wheal and flare type skin reactions due to the release of histamine and other proinflammatory mast cell mediators following exposure of the skin to cold. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Occupational contact urticaria. (livingnaturally.com)
  • Contact urticaria is an immediate but transient localised swelling and redness that occurs on the skin after direct contact with an offending substance. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Contact urticaria should be distinguished from contact dermatitis where a dermatitis reaction develops hours to days after contact with the offending agent. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Contact urticaria can be immunological (due to allergy ) or non-immunological. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Who gets contact urticaria? (dermnetnz.org)
  • Anyone is able to get contact urticaria, however, there are some groups of people that are at increased risk for the condition to occur. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Occupational groups at risk and the substances that cause contact urticaria are listed below. (dermnetnz.org)
  • In most cases, exposure has occurred over time and the response is of the immunological type of contact urticaria. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Immunological contact urticaria occurs most commonly in atopic individuals (people who are prone to allergy). (dermnetnz.org)
  • Hence prior exposure to an allergen is required for this type of contact urticaria to occur. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Commonly reported causes of the different types of contact urticaria are shown below. (dermnetnz.org)
  • What are the clinical features of contact urticaria? (dermnetnz.org)
  • Contact urticaria reactions appear within minutes to about one hour after exposure of the offending substance to the skin. (dermnetnz.org)
  • These are known as extracutaneous reactions and are more likely to occur in patients with immunological contact urticaria. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Sometimes it is easy to recognise contact urticaria and no specific tests are necessary. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Skin prick test and scratch patch tests confirm the diagnosis of contact urticaria but do not differentiate between allergic and non-allergic mechanisms. (dermnetnz.org)
  • What is the treatment for contact urticaria? (dermnetnz.org)
  • Patients with immunological contact urticaria should wear medical alert tags and be aware of the potential life-threatening reactions of the condition. (dermnetnz.org)
  • Treatment of chronic autoimmune urticaria with omalizumab. (medscape.com)
  • EAACI taskforce position paper: evidence for autoimmune urticaria and proposal for defining diagnostic criteria. (medscape.com)
  • A new treatment has recently emerged for autoimmune urticaria. (aocd.org)
  • vasculitis urticarial, pero como alergologos somos etiologistas buscamos la causa, por eso escudriñamos en la historia clinica y tratamos de establecer relaciones de causa y efecto, aunque hay pocos casos en la literatura sobre vasculitis cutanea y betabloquedores los que se mencionan son atenolol. (cysers.info)
  • However it is rare to have urticaria alone as a presenting symptom of these disorders and the incidence of urticarial vasculitis diagnosed by skin biopsy of patients presenting with chronic urticaria is less than 1 percent. (worldallergy.org)
  • Aquagenic urticaria , also known as water allergy and water urticaria , is a rarely diagnosed form of physical urticaria . (wikipedia.org)
  • The exact underlying cause of aquagenic urticaria is poorly understood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis of aquagenic urticaria will begin with an evaluation of the patient's clinical history looking for any signs of what might be causing this severe reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because aquagenic urticaria frequently accompanies other types of physical urticaria, the doctor may perform tests to check for these other conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluations for aquagenic urticaria consist of a clinical history and water challenge test. (wikipedia.org)
  • [7] The standard test for aquagenic urticaria is application of a 35 °C water compress to the upper body for 30 minutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A diagnosis of aquagenic urticaria requires exclusion of other types of physical urticaria, so an exercise test and ice cube test should be performed to rule out other types of physical urticaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aquagenic urticaria should be distinguished from aquagenic pruritus , in which brief contact with water evokes intense itching without wheals or erythema. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aquagenic urticaria, once known as a rare physical urticaria, is reclassified as separate subtype of urticaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aquagenic urticaria appears in response to cold water and hot water. (medscape.com)
  • According to a 2011 report , there are fewer than 100 cases of aquagenic urticaria reported in medical literature. (healthline.com)
  • Researchers are still working to determine the exact cause of aquagenic urticaria. (healthline.com)
  • To diagnose aquagenic urticaria, your doctor will conduct a physical exam to observe your symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • There's no cure for aquagenic urticaria. (healthline.com)
  • If you have a severe case of aquagenic urticaria and can't breathe, you may need to use an EpiPen . (healthline.com)
  • Once you receive a diagnosis of aquagenic urticaria from your doctor, you should try to avoid touching water. (healthline.com)
  • The version I have is called Aquagenic Urticaria. (healthboards.com)
  • Dermatographic urticaria is a skin disorder and one of the most common types of urticaria, affecting 2-5% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are several different types of urticaria . (infobarrel.com)
  • There are three types of urticaria: acute urticaria (onset less than 6 weeks), chronic urticaria (lasting more than 6 weeks from onset), and physical urticaria. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), account for up to 50% of all cases of chronic urticaria, according to researchers. (livingnaturally.com)
  • Most cases of chronic urticaria do not have an identifiable cause. (uclahealth.org)
  • The diagnosis and management of acute and chronic urticaria: 2014 update. (medscape.com)
  • Najib U, Sheikh J. An update on acute and chronic urticaria for the primary care provider. (medscape.com)
  • Certain drugs (opioids, vecuronium, succinylcholine, vancomycin, and others) as well as radiocontrast agents cause urticaria due to mast cell degranulation through a non-IgE-mediated mechanism. (medscape.com)
  • Many allergens, including foods and medications, trigger allergic reactions that cause urticaria. (livingnaturally.com)
  • Finally, numerous foods (strawberries, fermented products, honey, etc.) in addition to aspirin (ASA) and other anti-inflammatories can provoke a 'pseudo-allergic' urticaria, quite rapidly in predisposed subjects. (allerg.qc.ca)
  • In some cases physical urticaria can be a symptom of an underlying health issue such as: thyroid disease hepatitis infection cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Or can also be due to: food allergies atopy Antihistamine agents are the typically prescribed drug for the treatment of physical urticaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • i havent been tested for any latex allergies but i did have urticaria for 8 yrs when i was a child, do you think from having it for that length of time i still have it even though ive had no rashes ever since? (healingwell.com)
  • Urticaria is considered as one of the primary skin allergies . (infobarrel.com)
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) has shown some promise for treating urticaria caused by latex allergies, in one small double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Based on the theory that urticaria may be caused by delayed type food allergies , food allergen elimination diets have been tried as a treatment for chronic symptoms. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa occurs when there are too many inflammatory cells (mast cells) in the skin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urticaria occurs when the body reacts to an allergen and releases histamine and other chemicals from under the surface of the skin. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Acute urticaria can be divided into two general types, depending on the rate at which hive formation occurs and the length of time it is evident. (worldallergy.org)
  • Urticaria most often occurs as an acute allergic response, triggered, for instance, by particular foods or drugs. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Factitious Urticaria (dermographism): Treatment by Cimetidine and Chlorpheniramine in a Randomized Double-blind Study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Successful treatment of chronic urticaria with leukotriene antagonists. (medscape.com)
  • Sheikh J. Advances in the treatment of chronic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Treatment is different than that for acute urticaria. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As long as there is no systemic involvement, urticaria pigmentosa doesn't usually need treatment. (webmd.com)
  • Mexican guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of urticaria]. (nih.gov)
  • Recent clinical guidelines have proposed some fundamental changes in the diagnosis and treatment of urticaria, making the development of a national, multidisciplinary guideline, with wide acceptability among different professional groups -both specialists and primary health care workers-, necessary in Mexico. (nih.gov)
  • It was decided to adapt and transculturize international guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of urticaria. (nih.gov)
  • This is definitely a drug to consider when you have patients who do not respond to your standard urticaria treatment," added Dr. Maurer, of Charite University Hospital, Berlin. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Novartis announced today new baseline results from a real world study of 3,733 chronic urticaria (CU) patients showing many are not receiving adequate care, with almost half (42%) not receiving any treatment at all for the debilitating disease despite 83% suffering a negative impact on their quality of life. (news-medical.net)
  • In most acute cases, urticaria disappears within hours or days without any treatment. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • Pseudoallergen-free diet in the treatment of chronic urticaria. (portsmouthhospital.com)
  • It is true that many patients present themselves for treatment with urticaria-like symptoms, and anecdotally we here of success in both acute and chronic cases. (acupuncture.org.uk)
  • Which medications in the drug class Thyroid Hormones are used in the treatment of Chronic Urticaria? (medscape.com)
  • Some patients with chronic urticaria and antithyroid antibodies benefit from levothyroxine treatment, perhaps because of suppression of thyroid activity and, possibly, the autoimmune process. (medscape.com)
  • The urticaria may respond within 2 weeks of initiation of adequate treatment. (medscape.com)
  • Various autoimmune or endocrine diseases have been associated with urticaria, including systemic lupus erythematosus , cryoglobulinemia , juvenile rheumatoid arthritis , and autoimmune thyroid disease (eg, Graves disease ). (medscape.com)
  • In adults, urticaria pigmentosa can lead to systemic mastocytosis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Darlenski R, Kazandjieva J, Zuberbier T, Tsankov N. Chronic urticaria as a systemic disease. (medscape.com)
  • The development of urticaria can be an isolated event without systemic reaction, or it can be a prelude to the development of an anaphylactic reaction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • A short course of systemic corticosteroids may help control severe cases of urticaria. (aafp.org)
  • Urticaria is a vascular reaction of the skin marked by the transient appearance of smooth, slightly elevated patches (wheals) that are pale or slightly erythematous and that are often attended by severe pruritus or itching. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Urticaria commonly presents with intensely pruritic wheals, sometimes with edema of the subcutaneous or interstitial tissue. (aafp.org)
  • Urticaria is a common dermatologic condition that typically presents with intensely pruritic, well-circumscribed, raised wheals ranging from several millimeters to several centimeters or larger in size. (aafp.org)
  • Omalizumab effective for refractory urticaria. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • S.v. Omalizumab effective for refractory urticaria. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Questions that remain to be answered before omalizumab can earn an indication for urticaria include its efficacy in types other than autoallergic urticaria, the drug's mechanism of action, and optimal dosing. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In refractory chronic urticaria, patients can be referred to subspecialists for additional treatments, such as omalizumab or cyclosporine. (aafp.org)
  • Urticaria is usually caused by the release of histamine and other chemicals from under the skin's surface, causing the tissues to swell. (naturalcures.com)
  • Pathologically, urticaria results from the release of histamine, bradykinin, leukotriene C4, prostaglandin D2, and other vasoactive substances from the mast cells and basophils in the dermis. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Urticaria is caused by immunoglobulin E- and non-immunoglobulin E-mediated release of histamine and other inflammatory mediators from mast cells and basophils. (aafp.org)
  • A dermatologic examination did not reveal urticaria pigmentosa lesions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Individual lesions of acute urticaria can appear at different locations, and they fade without scarring, often in a matter of hours. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Those substances cause extravasation of plasma into the dermis, leading to the urticaria lesions. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Physical urticarias are induced by physical stimuli such as friction, pressure, cold, or sun exposure ( 3 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Kaplan AP, Greaves M. Pathogenesis of chronic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • See 'Chronic urticaria: Standard management and patient education' and 'Chronic urticaria: Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and natural history' . (uptodate.com)
  • Patients with vasculitis and urticaria appear to be a separate sub-population in whom the cause and pathogenesis of hive formation probably involves immune complexes, complement activation, anaphylatoxin formation, histamine release, and neutrophil accumulation, activation, and degranulation. (worldallergy.org)
  • Pathogenesis of chronic urticaria. (worldallergy.org)
  • Acute urticaria (short-term): can develop suddenly and will last less than 6 weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers suggest that once the subunits are disconnected, the beta subunit signals the mast cells to react and produce the allergy symptoms in the skin that occur in vibratory urticaria. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is a skin disease that produces patches of darker skin and very bad itching . (medlineplus.gov)
  • EAACI/GA(2)LEN task force consensus report: the autologous serum skin test in urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Papular urticaria is the medical term for an allergic skin reaction or hypersensitivity to insect bites. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Papular urticaria appears as clusters of red bumps on the skin. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The symptoms of papular urticaria include numerous reddened skin bumps, which usually appear in clusters. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Adrenergic urticaria is a skin condition characterized by an eruption consisting of small (1-5mm) red macules and papules with a pale halo, appearing within 10 to 15 min after emotional upset. (wikipedia.org)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is when the build-up of mast cells only happens in the skin. (webmd.com)
  • In most cases, urticaria pigmentosa only causes skin problems and doesn't develop into the more severe types of mastocytosis. (webmd.com)
  • Urticaria is a transient erythematous swelling of the skin, associated with itching, which usually resolves within 24 hours. (worldallergy.org)
  • Urticaria is a very frequent skin condition characterised by transient wheal and flare type skin reactions associated with severe pruritus. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Exactly which skin symptoms of the Urticaria have you had since the last consultation? (jotform.com)
  • Since the last consultation, did the skin symptoms of your Urticaria itch? (jotform.com)
  • Dermatographic urticaria (also known as dermographism , dermatographism or " skin writing ") is a skin disorder seen in 4-5% of the population [1] , in which the skin becomes raised and inflamed when stroked or rubbed with a dull object [2] . (wikidoc.org)
  • does anyone else out there have urticaria and have you found some effective treatments? (dailystrength.org)
  • The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Urticaria. (drugs.com)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is most common in children. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Your provider may prescribe other kinds of medicine to treat symptoms of severe and unusual forms of urticaria pigmentosa. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa goes away by puberty in about one half of affected children. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Insect stings may also cause a bad allergic reaction in people with urticaria pigmentosa. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Call your provider if you notice symptoms of urticaria pigmentosa. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is a type of mastocytosis . (webmd.com)
  • What Causes Urticaria Pigmentosa? (webmd.com)
  • The abnormal build-up of mast cells that causes urticaria pigmentosa happens because of a mutation, or change, in a specific gene. (webmd.com)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa is the most common form of mastocytosis in children. (webmd.com)
  • More than 75% of urticaria pigmentosa cases start in children under the age of 10, but it can occur in older children and adults. (webmd.com)
  • How Is Urticaria Pigmentosa Diagnosed? (webmd.com)
  • How Is Urticaria Pigmentosa Treated? (webmd.com)
  • Most children will outgrow urticaria pigmentosa as they get older. (webmd.com)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa has a more severe course and may lead to life-threatening conditions by causing hypovolemic shock, mast cell leukemia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and cachexy (25). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Catriu, "Acute lymphoblastic leukemia and urticaria pigmentosa in an infant," Medical and Pediatric Oncology, vol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Somatic c-KIT activating mutation in urticaria pigmentosa and aggressive mastocytosis: establishment of clonality in a human mast cell neoplasm. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 2-4), (12) El objetivo de esta presentacion de caso es mostrar el abordaje, seguimiento, tratamiento y medidas que se tomaron para un paciente adulto con urticaria pigmentosa , la cual es una enfermedad poco frecuente en la practica diaria y que es un reto para el diagnostico del medico general. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 20% of people with chronic urticaria report still having problems 10 years after its onset. (wikipedia.org)
  • One small survey found that around half of people with chronic urticaria have outbreaks of symptoms that last for 6-12 weeks followed by times where their symptoms improve or go away all together (remission). (naturalcures.com)
  • BSACI guidelines for the management of chronic urticaria and angio-oedema. (medscape.com)
  • Ventura MT, Napolitano S, Menga R, Cecere R, Asero R. Anisakis simplex Hypersensitivity Is Associated with Chronic Urticaria in Endemic Areas. (medscape.com)
  • These data imply that broad nonspecific autoantibodies are not commonly found in patients with chronic urticaria. (medscape.com)
  • Commonly, patients with one physical urticaria tend to have another physical urticaria as well, sometimes precipitated by the same stimulus. (medscape.com)
  • Urticaria is commonly classified by duration. (worldallergy.org)
  • Chronic urticaria is more common in women and middle-aged individuals, whereas acute urticaria is more commonly seen in children. (visualdx.com)
  • [1] It is sometimes described as an allergy , although it is not a true histamine-releasing allergic reaction like other forms of urticaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although this is not clearly understood, it seems that a chemical is created in the body that reacts to light, producing an allergic reaction which shows as urticaria. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • It can be caused by an allergic reaction or there can be a physical cause of urticaria. (hubpages.com)
  • Acute urticaria, which is an allergic (IgE-mediated) reaction, is common in both children and adults. (worldallergy.org)
  • Urticaria represents a type I hypersensitivity reaction. (frontiersin.org)
  • An antihistamine injection is sometimes required to treat extensive urticaria, or severe urticaria that involves the eyelids and lips. (mydr.com.au)
  • Corticosteroid medicines are also sometimes used to treat more severe cases of urticaria. (mydr.com.au)
  • Patients with urticaria universally will complain of severe itching from the onset. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Mast cells are critically involved in serum-mediated vascular leakage in chronic urticaria beyond high-affinity IgE receptor stimulation. (medscape.com)
  • While cromoglycate, which prevents histamine from being released from mast cells, is used topically in rhinitis and asthma, it is not effective orally for treating chronic urticaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute urticaria can result from 'non-specific' stimulation of mast cells, when there is degranulation of mast cells in the absence of a defined allergen. (worldallergy.org)
  • Vibratory urticaria has been associated with a mutation in ADGRE2 ( EMR2 ), which affects mast cell function. (visualdx.com)