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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…UP), with a brief review of other forms of cutaneous mastocytosis. The three most common types of cutaneous mastocytosis are urticaria pigmentosa (UP), diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, and the presence of a single mastocytoma. Urticaria pigmentosa is…

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Urticaria: References

…rences Khan DA. (2008) Chronic urticaria: diagnosis and management, Allergy Asthma Proc, 29: 439-446. Peroni A et al. (2010) Urticarial lesions: If not urticaria, what else? The differential diagnosis of urticaria. Part I, II, J Am Acad Derm,…

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Urticaria: Clinical Cases

…isodes over the past 2 weeks Switch to another non-sedating antihistamine, cetirizine 10 mg Follow-up evaluation in 2 weeks (urticaria resolved) Case 2 14-year-old girl 2-month history of intermittent pruritic urticarial lesions on back, chest,…

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Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…se, the “morbilliform” or measles-like pattern, is discussed here. Other specific drug-induced disorders such as urticaria, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), and phototoxicity are…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: References

…l (2010) Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational contact dermatitis and urticaria. Contact Derm 63:177-186. Nosbaum A, et al (2009) Allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. Eur J Dermatol…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Clinical Case

…to swell up and resemble a wheal There is no lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly on exam No other skin lesions Diagnosis: Urticaria Pigmentosa Recommend avoiding excess rubbing, friction, or pressure, along with avoidance of extreme temperatures,…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…t the eyelashes [Pubic lice on eyelashes. Wikipedia.org. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pubic_lice. Accessed November 2, 2012.] Differential diagnosis Scabies Tick bite Bullous arthropod Papular urticaria

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Stings: Key Points

…nidase, mellitin, or phospholipase. The toxic reactions are often mild, lasting several hours. Localized pain, edema, fever, urticaria, serum sickness, and arthralgias may ensue. They can be severe or even fatal if many stings occur. Allergic…

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Papular Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Urticaria Scabies Pediculosis (Lice) Tick Bite Bullous Arthropod…

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Papular Urticaria: References

…aria, Pediatrics, 18(1):e189-96. Shmidt E, Levitt J (2012) Dermatologic infestations, Int J Derm, 51(2):131-141….