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Urticaria (hives) & angioedema

Urticaria (hives) & angioedema is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Arthropod bites (insect bites)
  • Drugs (nonallergic), eg, codeine, morphine
  • Physical factors: heat, cold, solar, pressure, water, vibratory
  • Cholinergic urticaria: exercise, excitement, hot showers
  • Drugs (allergic): penicillin, aspirin
  • Other allergic causes: feathers, dander, shellfish, tomatoes, strawberries, vaccines, chemicals, cosmetics
  • Infection, eg, otitis media, sinusitis, hepatitis
  • Serum sickness
  • Angioedema: complement-mediated (hereditary or acquired), ACE inhibitors

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Urticaria (hives) & Angioedema." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114003/2/Urticaria__hives__&_angioedema.
Zeiger RF. Urticaria (hives) & angioedema. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114003/2/Urticaria__hives__&_angioedema. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Urticaria (hives) & angioedema. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114003/2/Urticaria__hives__&_angioedema
Zeiger RF. Urticaria (hives) & Angioedema [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114003/2/Urticaria__hives__&_angioedema.
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