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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…ymptoms of anaphylaxis, such as tongue, lip, or facial swelling, shortness of breath or wheezing, and diarrhea is necessary. Angioedema is characterized by deep tissue swelling (i.e., dermal or subcutaneous edema), pain more than itching,…

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,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acute and Chronic Urticaria?

…eds. Dermatology in General Medicine, 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill International Book Co., 1993:1484. “Urticaria/angioedema is considered to be acute if it lasts less than 6 weeks. Most acute episodes are due to adverse reactions to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

α-1 antitrypsin deficiency

…ociated with development of diffuse emphysema, noninfectious hepatitis, cirrhosis, cutaneous vasculitis, cold urticaria, and angioedema. Panniculitis, reputed to be a consequence of severe deficiency of α-1-antitrypsin, as judged by assay of a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Urticaria

…esions disappearing in hours, but new ones appearing; process itself may be evanescent or last for years Variations clinical Angioedema refers to a huge hive at a site where skin is particularly distensible, such as the eyelids or lips….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Focus of Infection?

…y of sinusitis, chronic infections should be sought and treated.” Braun-Falco O, Plewig G, Wolff HH, et al. Urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis. In: Braun-Falco O, Plewig G, Wolff HH, et al., eds. Dermatology, 2nd ed. Berlin:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

…e papules that ulcerate rarely. Erysipelas develops rapidly, has a border marked by pseudopods and is associated with fever. Angioedema develops quickly and responds within hours to administration systemic of corticosteroids, whereas cheilitis…