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Nonallergic Urticaria


  • Two forms of urticaria and angiodema Acute - present less than six weeks Chronic - present greater than six weeks Hives are self-limited In most people, the hives are self-limited lasting only for a few weeks.[theallergygroup.com]
  • Presentation Type: Poster Presentation Topic: Allergy Citation: Celis Henao AM, Gómez Henao CM and Cardona Villa R (2015). Omalizumab, a treatment alternative solar urticaria difficult to control. Front. Immunol.[frontiersin.org]
  • Immune-mediated urticaria or Allergic Pathway Histamine receptors, the H1 and H2 receptors, are present on many cell types.[medcaretips.com]
  • He gave an oral presentation on part of this work and presented in Milan. Borja is also working on the SPT Follow-up study. He has been involved in database collection and processing.[ga2len.net]
  • Acute urticaria is defined as urticaria that has been present for less than 6 weeks. This occurs most often in children and young adults.[allergydoc.us]
  • 85 143 1843 Erythroderma 14 1907 215 1943 Section Five Vesiculobullous diseases 1953 Other vesiculobullous diseases Vesiculobullous and erosive diseases in the newborn Section Six Adnexal diseases 1959 Section Seven Rheumatologic diseases Mucinoses Amyloidosis[books.google.com]
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  • […] of eyelids, lips, hands and elsewhere rarely this can lead to narrowing of the airway and breathing problems angioedema may occur with or without urticarial wheals (10%).[healthnavigator.org.nz]
  • These weals may be accompanied by a deeper swelling of eyelids, lips, hands, and other areas.[ozarkderm.com]
  • L50.0 Allergic urticaria L50.1 Idiopathic urticaria L50.2 Urticaria due to cold and heat L50.3 Dermatographic urticaria L50.4 Vibratory urticaria L50.5 Cholinergic urticaria L50.6 Contact urticaria L50.8 Other urticaria L50.9 Urticaria, unspecified L51[icd10data.com]
  • Why do people have urticaria? Except for urticaria accompanying acute allergic reactions, the cause of urticaria is usually not known.[jodouglass.com]
  • Acute urticaria is evanescent. However, under certain circumstances, the eruption of hives may consist of exacerbations and remissions that last for weeks, months or years, i.e., urticaria recidiva or chronic urticaria.” Kaposi M. Urticaria.[derm101.com]
  • Urticaria caused by such agents is called physical urticaria. The causative agent is usually recognized by the patient. Chronic Urticaria This is urticaria occurring almost daily and lasting more than two months.[nsc.com.sg]
  • Urticaria is classed into acute urticaria (which lasts for only a short period of time) and chronic urticaria (which lasts longer). There are also different types of urticaria, which may be chronic or acute.[medic8.com]
  • Individual urticarial lesions typically resolve within 24 hours without treatment, although angioedema may take up to 72 hours. 1 Usually there are no residual lesions remaining after symptom resolution, except for possible excoriations from itching.[aafp.org]
  • (Examples are – Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Alopecia areata, vitiligo, Crohn’s disease, etc..) The autoimmune-mechanized hive patients are less responsive to “standard” treatments. They present a special challenge to most health providers.[dermatopedia.com]
  • Our immune (protection) system’s memory remains remarkable, and is most active in younger, healthy individuals – it rarely, if ever forgets one is allergic (IgE sensitive) to a drug or a particular food, and suspecting, or blaming “something new” as the[dermatopedia.com]


  • Evaluation The initial workup for urticaria and angioedema is a history and physical examination to determine a possible etiology ( Table 3 ).[aafp.org]
  • No further workup necessary unless suspect underlying systemic disease.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]


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  • Hives treatment with Anti-histamine medications Hives treatment with Anti-histamine medications is the most common form of hives treatment and helps block the histamine release that causes the itching and swelling.[clarityallergycenter.com]
  • Few reports have described patients with inducible hives like solar urticaria with successful treatment with anti-IgE therapy. Objective: To describe a case of solar urticaria patient responded well to treatment with omalizumab.[frontiersin.org]
  • Treatment of urticaria can be very difficult. There are no guaranteed treatments or means of controls. Some people are treatment resistant. Medications can spontaneously lose effectiveness, requiring new medications to control attacks.[allergydoc.us]
  • Treatment of urticaria Acute urticaria The primary treatment in acute urticaria is to avoid the trigger, if it is known to be an acute allergic or inducible urticaria.[allerg.qc.ca]


  • Jump to: Top Introduction Differential Diagnosis Management Prognosis & Followup strategies Safety pearls and Pitfalls References Prognosis & Followup strategies Patients who have experienced urticaria alone do not need formal follow up and can be discharged[rcemlearning.co.uk]
  • Monday, 01 June 2009 Anxiety is a significant problem for many patients with respiratory disease and can have a very negative impact on the disease course and prognosis.[bjpcn-respiratory.com]
  • الصفحة 15 - Hogan DJ, Dannaker CJ, Maibach HI (1990) The prognosis of contact dermatitis.[books.google.com]
  • Prognosis Most simple cases of hives fade quickly, and the affected skin returns to normal within hours. Even when you have episodes that recur over several weeks, without a known cause, they often stop coming back after a few months.[drugs.com]
  • Prognosis of Urticaria The prognosis in acute urticaria is excellent. Most of the cases resolve within days. Chronic urticaria can be difficult to treat as 50-80% of people with chronic urticaria have no identifiable triggers.[medcaretips.com]


  • The etiology of different forms of urticaria in childhood.[scielo.br]
  • Common Causes of Urticaria Idiopathic -85% of cases no etiology is identified. Allergic Antibiotics- Penicillin, Cephalasporins, Sulfas. May occur during or after completion of taking drug. May take weeks to resolve.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]
  • The etiology of different forms of urticaria in childhood. Pediatr Dermatol. 2004;21(2):102–108. 9.[aafp.org]
  • “Chronic urticaria: etiology and natural course in children”. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. vol. 156. 2011. pp. 224-30.[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • Etiology A specific etiology can be identified in only 50% of patients with acute urticaria.[omicsonline.org]


  • Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder.[books.google.com]
  • Epidemiology of urticaria. Monogr Allergy. 1987; 21 :87–115. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 8. Gaig P, Olona M, Muñoz Lejarazu D, Caballero MT, Domínguez FJ, Echechipia S, et al. Epidemiology of urticaria in Spain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Keywords adult, allergy, angioedema, antihistamine, anti-IgE, auto-antibody, autoimmune, breastfeeding, BSACI, child, epidemiology, guideline, hypothyroidism, IgE, management, paraprotein, pregnancy, pregnancy, Urticaria Authors RJ Powell; SC Leech; S[bsaci.org]
  • They will typically last less than 24 hours, but may last for days or weeks Epidemiology Approximately 20% of the population has experienced an episode of hives, and it can occur in any age population.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]
  • The projects further main research questions he is working with are 1) viral epidemiology, and the association with 2)disease severity and 3)treatment effect.[ga2len.net]
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  • Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder.[books.google.com]
  • We suggest that circulating histamine-releasing factors, probably represented by histamine-releasing autoantibodies, might be involved in the pathophysiology of both chronic urticaria and asthma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In cases when the condition persists for weeks or months, this is called chronic idiopathic urticarial (or CIU) Pathophysiology: Hives are mediated by cells in the superficial skin called Mast Cells.[allergypartners.com]
  • The pathophysiology of urticaria is an inflammatory reaction in the skin, causing leakage of capillaries in the dermis, resulting in an edema which persists until the interstitial fluid is absorbed into the surrounding cells.[allergydoc.us]
  • Basic knowledge of the pathophysiology of these conditions will help you recognise the type of reaction and treat patients effectively from the outset.Clinical assessment Pathophysiology Urticaria (hives) is histamine mediated localised oedema of the[rcemlearning.co.uk]


  • Prevention You can prevent hives by identifying and avoiding the particular circumstance or substance that triggered your skin reaction.[drugs.com]
  • The main task of the patient – the observance of all doctor’s advice and preventive measures that prevent the development of pathology. How to help your child? Often the rashes disappear on their own without treatment.[medicalj-center.info]
  • To prevent the reaction from recurring, make sure to avoid contact with the offending substance.[allergyassociatesinc.com]
  • The best way to prevent hives is to discontinue exposure to the allergic irritant. Hives lasting more than six weeks are known as chronic urticaria or, if there is swelling below the surface of the skin, angioedema.[skincarecenterderm.com]
  • If the hives feel itchy, the doctor may recommend an antihistamine medicine to block the release of histamine in the bloodstream and prevent breakouts.[kidshealth.org]

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