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Synonyms for urticaria

an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins

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In one study, the drug was effective in cases of shorter duration with a chronic urticaria index of 10 or less (Ann.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Chronic Urticaria Or Hives
Autoantibodies against the high-affinity IgE receptor as a cause of histamine release in chronic urticaria.
Another mechanism which is non-IgE-mediated and which is mostly effective in chronic urticaria is related with release of histamine releasing factors from mononuclear cells.
Association between chronic urticaria and thyroid autoimmunity: A prospective study involving 99 patients.
So-called silent modes of presentation include bone disease; anemia, including iron-deficiency anemia; weight loss; dermatitis herpetiformis; psoriasis; and chronic urticaria.
Dear AFI: In response to the letter regarding chronic urticaria and angioedeina (AFI November/December 2002), the cause must be identified.
Chronic urticaria is more complex, given the vast number of potential triggers and multiple causes and the difficulty in identifying them.
Ledford stressed the need to use noncorticosteroid therapies when treating chronic urticaria, such as calcineurin inhibitors--which also carry risks of hypertension and cancer--or omalizumab.
In chronic urticaria (CU), "patients with a history of rhinitis and food allergy and positive skin prick tests results for pollens and dog .
Research: Observational reports have linked vitamin D with chronic urticaria, yet no randomized controlled trial has been conducted.
Leznoff A, Sussman GL: Syndrome of idiopathic chronic urticaria and angioedema with thyroid autoimmunity: a study of 90 patients.
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