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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

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Urticaria Pigmentosa

A benign neoplastic process of mast cells. In children the condition manifests itself as papules, nodules, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (te…

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

A benign neoplastic process of mast cells. In children the condition manifests itself as papules, nodules, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (te…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa/ Mastocytosis

A benign neoplastic process of mast cells. In children the condition manifests itself as papules, nodules, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (te…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria

A benign neoplastic process of mast cells. In children the condition manifests itself as papules, nodules, and tumors that urticate upon rubbing, and as blisters; in adults it expresses itself as macules and papules accompanied by telangiectases (te…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…ythema, as well as immune cell infiltrate. Other mechanisms of urticaria, especially relevant to chronic urticaria, include: Autoimmune: via IgE receptor crosslinking IgG via anti-IgE IgG via C5a Physical urticaria: cold, pressure, cholinergic, v…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Papular Urticaria: Key Points

Key Points Papular urticaria refers to a clinical presentation of hypersensitivity reactions to insect bites that results in a distinct cutaneous morphology and natural history. The classic morphology is a symmetric urticarial to papular or papulov…

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…

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…

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