World Allergy Organ J 2021 Jun 3;14(6):100546. Epub 2021 Jun 3.
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico.
This is Part 2 of an updated follow-up review of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) position paper on the diagnosis and treatment of urticaria and angioedema. Since that document was published, new advances in the understanding of the pathogenesis of chronic urticaria, and greater experience with the use of biologics in patients with severe refractory disease, mainly omalizumab, have been gained. For these reasons, WAO decided to initiate an update targeted to general practitioners around the world, incorporating the most recent information on epidemiology, immunopathogenesis, comorbidities, quality of life, clinical case presentations, and the management of chronic spontaneous and chronic inducible urticaria, and urticaria in special situations such as childhood and pregnancy. Read More