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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

…es, 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis

…es, 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…

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

…y of streptococcal or mycoplasma infection in association with urticaria) Diagnostic maneuvers for cold or physical urticaria Only limited additional testing as indicated by history and/or physical exam First-line therapy: non-sedating H1-antihistam…

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 Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…systemic involvement; this chapter will focus specifically on urticaria pigmentosa (UP), with a brief review of other forms of cutaneous mastocytosis. The three most common types of cutaneous mastocytosis are urticaria pigmentosa (UP), diffuse cutan…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…Therapy is symptomatic and attempts to suppress symptoms until urticaria abates. Chronic urticaria Defined as urticaria lasting longer than 6 weeks. May be idiopathic in up to 50% of cases or found in association with infection (bacterial, fungal,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Treatment

…g bitten. Additional effort to remove the cause of the papular urticaria should be undertaken. The patient should consult an exterminator and have pets examined by a veterinarian. In some patients, the papular urticaria will continue for weeks to mon…

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 diag…

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