Search Results for: adult type urticaria pigmentosa

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

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An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria

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An inflammatory process that consists of transient, slightly erythematous, edematous papules and plaques characterized by a pseudopod-like border.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria Pigmentosa

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A benign neoplastic process of mast cells.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria Pigmentosa

…s, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans). In adults the lesions increase steadily in number and do not g…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis

…s, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans). In adults the lesions increase steadily in number and do not g…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria

An inflammatory process that consists of transient, slightly erythematous, edematous papules and plaques characterized by a pseudopod-like border. They may be of either allergic or non-allergic cause, among the former being ingestants, injectants, i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Management of Urticaria

Management of Urticaria Initial diagnostic testing Complete blood count with differential ESR or CRP Infectious disease workup (symptom-directed only; this is particularly important in children because of the high frequency of streptococcal or mycop…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria

An inflammatory process that consists of transient, slightly erythematous, edematous papules and plaques characterized by a pseudopod-like border. They may be of either allergic or non-allergic cause, among the former being ingestants, injectants, i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria

An inflammatory process that consists of transient, slightly erythematous, edematous papules and plaques characterized by a pseudopod-like border. They may be of either allergic or non-allergic cause, among the former being ingestants, injectants, i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Acute urticaria Migrating pruritic edematous papules and plaques of variable size, surrounded by erythema or an area of vasoconstriction (i.e., wheal). Can be intermittent, with the skin returning to normal appearance in less than…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…single isolated mastocytoma, diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, urticaria pigmentosa, or a rare form of mast cells in the skin seen in adults characterized by telangiectasias and faint lesions, called telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans. Introdu…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…atment First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for papular urticaria is to identify and eliminate the arthropod source and to then suppress the resultant inflammatory reaction. First-line management of the inflammatory reaction involves three basi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Key Points

Key Points Urticaria is a very common disease with a lifetime prevalence of approximately 20%. Individual lesions of urticaria typically present for less than 24 hours; persistence of a lesion greater than 24 hours is suggestive of a different diagn…

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