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An Observational Study to Describe the Clinical Pattern of Dermatological Emergencies from Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit: Our Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern India.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2019 Mar-Apr;10(2):144-148

Department of Dermatology, MLN Medical College, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Background: A large number of skin diseases have the potential to culminate into potentially fatal "acute skin failure." The concept of dermatological intensive care unit (ICU) has largely evolved as a result of increased number of emergencies encountered by dermatologists these days. Dermatological emergencies comprise 8-20% of cases presenting to the emergency department. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_318_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6434742PMC
April 2019
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[Anaphylactic shock secondary to the use of macrogol 4000 as a bowel cleanser:a case report].

Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 2019 ;116(4):330-335

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Itami City Hospital.

A 44-year-old man was administered Niflec containing macrogol 4000 as a bowel cleanser for colonoscopic examination. Immediately after ingestion, he experienced oral cavity discomfort and nasal congestion, followed by acute urticaria and presyncope. His systolic blood pressure and peripheral capillary oxygen saturation dropped to 66mmHg and 89%, respectively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11405/nisshoshi.116.330DOI Listing
January 2019
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Hypersensitivity reactions to antiepileptic drugs in children.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

University of Belgrade-Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia.

Background: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) can cause hypersensitivity reactions in children. These reactions are mainly cutaneous, self-limiting and benign but life-threatening severe cutaneous adverse reactions can occur. Infections can lead to skin eruptions and mimic drug hypersensitivity reactions, if a drug is taken at the same time. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pai.13055DOI Listing
April 2019
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Chronic Urticaria: An Overview of Treatment and Recent Patents.

Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

The Institute of Integrative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin. Hong Kong.

Background: Up to 1% of the general population in the USA and Europe have chronic urticaria (CU) at some point in their lifetime. CU has an adverse effect on quality of life.

Objective: To provide an update on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, aggravating factors, complications, treatment and prognosis of CU. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1872213X13666190328164931DOI Listing
March 2019
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Allergic Reaction to Intravenous Atropine in a Patient with Organophosphate Poisoning.

J Res Pharm Pract 2019 Jan-Mar;8(1):33-34

Department of Clinical Toxicology, Isfahan Clinical Toxicology Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Atropine is a drug of choice for muscarinic effects in organophosphate (OP) poisoning. Allergic reaction to atropine is rare. Here, we report a case of a 17-year-old male who was admitted with clinical manifestations of acute OP poisoning. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jrpp.JRPP_18_83DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6400035PMC
March 2019
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[What is neutrophilic urticaria?]

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2019 Mar 23. Epub 2019 Mar 23.

Service de dermatologie et d'allergologie, HUEP, Sorbonne Universités, hôpital Tenon, AP-HP, 4, rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, France; Inserm U1135, centre d'immunologie et des maladies infectieuses - Paris (Cimi-Paris), 75013 Paris, France.

Some debate continues to surround the existence of neutrophilic urticaria (NU) as a nosological entity. Certain authors consider NU as a banal form of urticaria since an infiltrate predominantly made up of polynuclear neutrophils (PNN) is seen in certain cases of chronic and acute urticaria. Moreover, it has been stated that the histological appearance of chronic urticaria varies according to the time between appearance of the plaque and the performance of biopsy: the presence of PNN may occur later. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annder.2019.01.019DOI Listing
March 2019
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Predictive factors for progression to chronicity or recurrence after the first attack of acute urticaria in preschool-age children.

Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Introduction And Objectives: Preschool-aged group is frequently affected by urticaria, and infections are the most frequently documented factors that cause acute urticaria in children. This prospective study was designed to investigate the underlying factors of acute urticaria in under five-year-old children and to describe predictive factors for progression to chronicity or recurrence after the first attack.

Patients And Methods: Children younger than five years of age with acute urticaria were recruited between July 2015 and July 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aller.2018.12.010DOI Listing
March 2019
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Factors associated with relapses among patients treated for acute urticaria.

J Dermatol 2019 Feb 28. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

AP-HP, Urgences, Centre de Référence sur les Angiœdèmes à kinines (CRéAk), Hôpital Louis Mourier, Université Paris 7, Colombes, France.

The benefit of corticosteroids in acute urticaria is controversial. Our objective was to determine the factors associated with relapses in patients presenting with acute urticaria. A retrospective observational study, including all patients with acute urticaria who visited the angioedema reference center of Academic Public Hospitals - Saint-Antoine in Paris between January 2015 and June 2017, was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.14830DOI Listing
February 2019
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IgE-mediated sensitization to galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (α-gal) in urticaria and anaphylaxis in Spain: geographical variations and risk factors.

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Allergy Unit, Pneumology Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain.

Background: The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence of sIgE to galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (α-gal) in individuals with acute urticaria or anaphylaxis from different geographical areas of Spain and to evaluate the relevance of demographics and lifestyle as risk factors for this immune response.

Methods: Participants were recruited from allergy departments at 14 Spanish hospitals. Patients aged 18 years or older presenting with urticaria or anaphylaxis were enrolled into one of two arms: cases and controls. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18176/jiaci.0373DOI Listing
January 2019
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Hypersensitivity Reactions in Serious Adverse Events Reported for Paracetamol in the EudraVigilance Database, 2007⁻2018.

Pharmacy (Basel) 2019 Jan 17;7(1). Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Clinical and Environmental Allergology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-531 Krakow, Poland.

Paracetamol is a popular and easily available drug which is used world-wide as analgesic, antipyretic agent. Hypersensitivity reactions to this drug involve a wide range of symptoms of various importance for patient management. The EudraVigilance (EV) database serves as a system for monitoring adverse events (AE) due to drug intake. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy7010012DOI Listing
January 2019
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Relationship between Chronic urticaria and autoimmune thyroid disease.

J Adv Pharm Technol Res 2018 Oct-Dec;9(4):158-161

Department of Endocrine, Endocrine Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.

Hives is an erythematous and itchy disease that commonly affects the trunk and the organs. Acute urticaria is a common disease and affects about 10%-20% of the population during its lifetime. In patients with chronic urticaria, about 25%-30% of cases, antithyroid peroxidase (TPO) was detected and Hashimoto's disease was diagnosed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/japtr.JAPTR_342_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302681PMC
January 2019
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[NSAID urticaria: Similar management to acute urticaria].

Rev Med Interne 2019 Mar 7;40(3):166-172. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Service d'allergologie et immunologie clinique, hospices civils de Lyon, CHU Lyon-Sud, 69495 Pierre Bénite cedex, France; Université Lyon I, 69007 Lyon, France; - CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, équipe 14, Univ Lyon, Inserm, U111, université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1, CNRS, UMR5308, ENS de Lyon, 69007 Lyon, France. Electronic address:

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most common providers of immediate hypersensitivity reactions. Among these reactions, isolated acute urticaria is the most common clinical feature with a non-allergic origin. It is a pharmacological side effect resulting from the alteration of arachidonic acid metabolism induced by NSAIDs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.revmed.2018.12.008DOI Listing
March 2019
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Rapid Aspirin Desensitization is Safe and Feasible in Patients With Stable and Unstable Coronary Artery Disease: A Single-Center Experience.

J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 2019 Jan 6:1074248418823016. Epub 2019 Jan 6.

1 Cardiology Department, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom.

Aims:: There are limited data on aspirin (ASA) desensitization for patients with coronary disease. We present our experience with a rapid nurse-led oral desensitization regimen in patients with aspirin sensitivity undergoing coronary angiography.

Methods:: This single-center retrospective observational study includes patients with a history of ASA sensitivity undergoing coronary angiography with intent to perform percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1074248418823016DOI Listing
January 2019
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[Louis Perroud's ephemeral congestive tumors and Heinrich Quincke's acute edema].

Authors:
A Petit

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2018 Dec;145 Suppl 6:VIS122-VIS126

Service de dermatologie, AP-HP, hôpital Saint-Louis, 1, avenue Claude-Vellefaux, 75010 Paris, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0151-9638(18)31298-5DOI Listing
December 2018
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Occupational disease due to Anisakis simplex in fish handlers.

Int Marit Health 2018;69(4):264-269

Maritime Health Unit, ISM Tarragona, Spain, Spain.

Background: Anisakis is a marine nematode. Its larvae can be found encysted in several species, both in the abdominal cavity and in the adjacent musculature. The most commonly affected commercial species are hake, whiting, cod, and mackerel. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0042DOI Listing
January 2018
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Methylprednisolone-induced hepatotoxicity in a 16-year-old girl with multiple sclerosis.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Dec 7;11(1). Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Department of Paediatrics, "G. d'Annunzio" University, Chieti, Italy.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease with demyelination of the central nervous system. High-dosage corticosteroids are the first-line therapy in the acute relapsing of MS. We report a case of severe high-dose methylprednisolone-induced acute hepatitis in a patient with a new diagnosis of MS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226687DOI Listing
December 2018
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Intraprocedure Type II Kounis Syndrome Secondary to Radioiodine Contrast During Coronary Angiography.

Can J Cardiol 2018 Dec 24;34(12):1688.e1-1688.e3. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.

An 83-year-old man with a previous right coronary artery (RCA) stent presented to the emergency department with syncope, dynamic lateral ST depression, and a serum troponin of 6148 ng/L (< 17). Coronary angiography revealed a patent proximal RCA stent and significant left-sided disease. The procedure was complicated by inferior ST elevation, urticaria, hypotension, and acute proximal RCA occlusion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.08.029DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Classification and pathophysiology of angioedema].

Hautarzt 2019 Feb;70(2):84-91

Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Deutschland.

Background: The classification of angioedema in daily clinical practice is often challenging.

Objectives: The goal is to review the most recent classification of angioedema and to discuss the underlying pathology.

Materials And Methods: Current guidelines and research on the pathophysiology and classification of angioedema were evaluated. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00105-018-4318-zDOI Listing
February 2019
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Chemotherapy in Patients with Hereditary Angioedema.

Anticancer Res 2018 Dec;38(12):6801-6807

Internal Medicine Department, Tor Vergata University Hospital, Medical Oncology Unit, Rome, Italy.

Background: Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder characterized by episodic swelling of many body regions (especially throat and abdomen), potentially triggered by medication. No data are available for HAE in patients with cancer assigned to standard chemotherapy. The aim of our study was to identify circulating mediators potentially predictive of acute HAE attacks during chemotherapy. Read More

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http://ar.iiarjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.21873/anticanres.13
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.13052DOI Listing
December 2018
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The overlap syndrome of urticaria and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

PLoS One 2018 20;13(11):e0207602. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Aggregate Post Graduate School in Allergology and Clinical Immunology of Campania University L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy and of Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

Background: One-quarter of systemic symptoms associated with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) are related to gastrointestinal complaints (GICs).

Objectives: To investigate the prevalence and features of urticaria-overlapping GICs.

Methods: In this retrospective cross-sectional survey, 1426 consecutive outpatients were observed at our University Department. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6245739PMC
November 2018
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Acute urticaria: an extremely rare adverse effect of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system as a possible manifestation of progestogen hypersensitivity syndrome.

Postepy Dermatol Alergol 2018 Oct 19;35(5):530-531. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Chair of Internal Medicine and Department of Internal Medicine in Nursing, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/ada.2018.75748DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6232535PMC
October 2018

Anaphylactic reaction in patient allergic to mango.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2018 31;14:78. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

1Department and Clinic of Allergology, Clinical Immunology and Internal Diseases, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, NCU, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Background: An allergy to mango is extremely rare. The antigenic composition of the fruit is not fully known. Profilin from mango has a structure similar to birch tree profiling: it is responsible for cross-reactions between mango and pear, apple, and peach. Read More

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https://aacijournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s1322
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13223-018-0294-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211424PMC
October 2018
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A pediatric case of anaphylactic shock induced by tipepidine hibenzate (Asverin).

Asia Pac Allergy 2018 Oct 18;8(4):e37. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Department of Pediatrics, Chiba Kaihin Municipal Hospital, Chiba 261-0012, Japan.

Tipepidine hibenzate (Asverin) is commonly used as an antitussive drug for acute and chronic cough in various age groups and is generally safe and well-tolerated. However, we experienced a case of tipepidine hibenzate-induced anaphylactic shock in a 1-year-old boy. After ingesting cold medication including tipepidine hibenzate, the patient presented with generalized erythema and urticaria, swollen face, coughing, wheezing and vomiting, together with hypotension and a decreased level of consciousness. Read More

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https://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.5415/apallergy.2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5415/apallergy.2018.8.e37DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6209596PMC
October 2018
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Post-infectious sensory neuropathy with anti-GT1a and GQ1b antibodies associated with cold urticaria.

J Clin Neurosci 2018 Oct 6;56:175-177. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Neurology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Modena and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy. Electronic address:

A 64 years-old woman presented subacute onset distal paraesthesia concurrently with cold-induced urticaria, a rare form of physical urticaria. Both the disturbances developed a fortnight after an upper respiratory tract infection. EMG confirmed an exclusively sensory polyneuropathy, with prolongation of distal latencies and reduction of amplitudes. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09675868183052
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.056DOI Listing
October 2018
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[Guidelines based on scientific evidence for the application of platelet transfusion concentrates].

Authors:
Akiyoshi Takami

Rinsho Ketsueki 2018;59(10):2349-2353

Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University.

Platelet transfusion concentrates are commonly used to prevent and treat bleeding due to thrombocytopenia and abnormal platelet function. Although these concentrates are indispensable while safely conducting anticancer chemotherapy and surgery, their use may cause certain adverse effects, including fever, urticaria, anaphylaxis, and transfusion-related acute lung injury. In addition, repeated platelet transfusions may induce allogeneic antibodies, possibly resulting in platelet transfusion refractoriness (PTR). Read More

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https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/rinketsu/59/10/59_2349/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.11406/rinketsu.59.2349DOI Listing
January 2018
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Visual Diagnosis: An Uncommon Presentation of a Common Rash.

Pediatr Rev 2018 Oct;39(10):e47-e49

Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/pir.2017-0146DOI Listing
October 2018
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Clinico-epidemiological features of chronic urticaria in children: A retrospective analysis of 296 children from a tertiary care institute in Northern India.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2018 Sep 25. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Department of Dermatology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Background: Urticaria is a common dermatosis affecting approximately 25% of the population. Childhood chronic urticaria is frequently encountered, however, epidemiologic data on pediatric urticaria are limited.

Aim: The objective of this study was to study the clinico-epidemiological profile of children with chronic urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_573_17DOI Listing
September 2018
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Urticaria and angioedema.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2018 12;14(Suppl 2):59. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

3Section of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Canada.

Urticaria (hives) is a common disorder that often presents with angioedema (swelling that occurs beneath the skin). It is generally classified as acute or chronic. Second-generation, non-sedating, non-impairing histamine type 1 (H1)-receptor antihistamines represent the mainstay of therapy for both acute and chronic urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13223-018-0288-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6157046PMC
September 2018
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Anaphylaxis.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2018 12;14(Suppl 2):54. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

1Western University, London, ON Canada.

Anaphylaxis is an acute, potentially fatal systemic allergic reaction with varied mechanisms and clinical presentations. Although prompt recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis are imperative, both patients and healthcare professionals often fail to recognize and diagnose early signs and symptoms of the condition. Clinical manifestations vary widely; however, the most common signs are cutaneous symptoms, including urticaria, angioedema, erythema and pruritus. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13223-018-0283-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6156836PMC
September 2018
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Recurrent aseptic meningitis with mutations: a novel pathogenesis of recurrent meningitis successfully treated by eculizumab.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Sep 27;2018. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Department of Neurology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan.

We report the case of a patient with mutations who experienced recurrent aseptic meningitis 121 times over 16 years before developing paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). Each episode was preceded by urticaria and arthralgia. After developing PNH, haemolysis occurred prior to meningitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225910DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6169622PMC
September 2018
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Urticaria: A comprehensive review: Treatment of chronic urticaria, special populations, and disease outcomes.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Oct;79(4):617-633

Division of Immunology and Allergy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Second-generation antihistamines are considered first-line agents in the treatment of chronic urticaria because of their safety and efficacy profile. Some patients require higher doses of H antihistamines alone or in combination with other classes of medications, including H antihistamines, leukotriene receptor antagonists, or first-generation H antihistamines. One major therapeutic advance has been omalizumab, a humanized monoclonal anti-immunoglobulin E that was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of chronic urticaria that is unresponsive to H antagonists. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2018.01.023DOI Listing
October 2018
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Urticaria: A comprehensive review: Epidemiology, diagnosis, and work-up.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 10;79(4):599-614

Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Urticaria is a common clinical condition presenting with wheals (hives), angioedema, or both. Urticaria has a complex pathogenesis, along with a high disease burden, a significant impact on quality of life, and high health care costs. The first article in this continuing medical education series covers the definition, classification, epidemiology, diagnosis, and work-up of urticaria, taking into account the recent literature and the best available evidence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2018.01.020DOI Listing
October 2018
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Angioedema and emergency medicine: From pathophysiology to diagnosis and treatment.

Eur J Intern Med 2019 01 13;59:8-13. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Medicina Interna, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico-Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Milano, Italy. Electronic address:

Angioedema is a self-limiting edema of the subcutaneous or submucosal tissues due to localised increase of microvascular permeability whose mediator may be histamine or bradykinin. Patients present to emergency department when angioedema involves oral cavity and larynx (life-threatening conditions) or gut (mimicking an acute abdomen). After initial evaluation of consciousness and vital signs to manage breathing and to support circulation if necessary, a simple approach can be applied for a correct diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2018.09.004DOI Listing
January 2019
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Acute-phase response and its biomarkers in acute and chronic urticaria.

Postepy Dermatol Alergol 2018 Aug 21;35(4):400-407. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.

Introduction: Since urticaria is a persisting inflammatory disease it is important to establish the prognostic factors for the duration and severity of the disease.

Aim: To evaluate serum concentrations of selected acute-phase proteins (APP) in patients with various forms of urticaria as compared to healthy volunteers and also to analyze these concentrations in different types of urticaria. Additionally, to evaluate the correlation between serum levels of selected APP and disease activity. Read More

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https://www.termedia.pl/doi/10.5114/ada.2018.77672
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/ada.2018.77672DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6130146PMC
August 2018
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Breakfast, lunch, and dinner sign: a hallmark of flea and bedbug bites.

An Bras Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;93(5):759-760

Department of Dermatology and Radiotherapy, Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu (SP), Brazil.

Human, dog, and cat fleas, as well as bedbugs, feed by biting their victims, causing acute prurigo, which is aggravated in sensitized victims (papular urticaria). The lesions appear in the classic "breakfast, lunch, and dinner" pattern. There are two main explanations: the parasites "map" the skin area in search of the best places to bite, and their removal when victim scratches, and then reattach to the skin. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/abd1806-4841.20187384DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6106677PMC
October 2018
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Recurrent Acute Abdomen as the Main Manifestation of Hereditary Angioedema.

Intern Med 2019 Jan 24;58(2):213-216. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Pediatrics and Developmental Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

A diagnosis of hereditary angioedema is usually made with recurrent episodes of swelling of the subcutaneous tissue with a family history. We herein report a case in which recurrent acute abdomen was the main manifestation of hereditary angioedema. A 45-year-old womon presented with a 10-year history of recurrent severe abdominal pain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.1559-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6378167PMC
January 2019
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Incidence of orolingual angioedema after intravenous thrombolysis for stroke.

Neurol Sci 2018 Nov 6;39(11):1877-1879. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

USC Neurologia, ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII, Piazza OMS 1, 24127, Bergamo, Italy.

Introduction: Orolingual angioedema (OA) is a known adverse effect of intravenous (i.v.) alteplase. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10072-018-3512-1DOI Listing
November 2018
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Clinically diagnosed urticaria and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in children: A nationwide population-based case-control study.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2018 11 30;29(7):732-739. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Hsin-Chu Branch, Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

Background: Urticaria is one of the most common diseases seen in clinical practice, whereas several reports have proposed that urticaria may have a link with autoimmune disorders. Few studies have examined the clinical association between urticaria with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). By conducting a nationwide population-based case-control study in Taiwan, we evaluated the risk of SLE in children with a prior clinical diagnosis of urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pai.12962DOI Listing
November 2018
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Recurring acute urticaria and abdominal pain: Consider a diagnosis of alpha-galactose anaphylaxis.

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2018 Nov 20;145(11):690-693. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Clinique dermatologique, CHU, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen cedex, France.

Background: Food urticaria is common and generally benign, and it may be of viral or idiopathic aetiology. A food origin of the allergy is frequently sought but rarely found. Mammalian meat anaphylaxis, or alpha-galactose (α-gal) anaphylaxis, is a rare and recently discovered entity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annder.2018.06.001DOI Listing
November 2018
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Interplay between acute phase response and coagulation/fibrinolysis in chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2018 18;14:27. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

1Department of Internal Diseases, Dermatology and Allergology, SMDZ in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice, Poland.

Background: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is associated with activation of systemic inflammatory response and coagulation/fibrinolysis.

Aim: To study whether there is a relationship between the acute phase response and coagulation/fibrinolysis in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients.

Methods: Serum concentrations of C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin 6 (IL-6), key markers of acute phase response and of D-dimer, a marker of fibrin turnover were investigated in 58 CSU patients assessed with the urticaria activity score (UAS) and the controls. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13223-018-0255-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6050720PMC
July 2018
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Efficacy of recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor across anatomic locations in acute hereditary angioedema attacks.

Allergy Asthma Proc 2018 Sep 28;39(5):359-364. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, California.

Background: Hereditary angioedema (HAE) may occur at or spread to multiple anatomic locations during an acute attack. Recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor (rhC1-INH) is approved for treating acute HAE attacks.

Objective: To examine the time to the beginning of symptom relief with rhC1-INH by attack location. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2500/aap.2018.39.4151DOI Listing
September 2018
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A Rare Case of Pediatric Bullous Spontaneous Acute Urticaria.

Med Princ Pract 2018 28;27(5):493-495. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Objective: Acute spontaneous bullous urticaria is an extremely rare entity, and there are few reports with blister formation in acute urticaria patients.

Clinical Presentation And Intervention: We present a 2-year-old girl who was admitted for bullous spontaneous acute urticaria; the underlying reason for this was not detected. Nikolsky's sign and Darier's sign were negative. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000491586DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6243909PMC
June 2018
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[Chinese classical formulas Ephedra associated prescriptions for treatment of skin diseases].

Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 2018 Jun;43(12):2431-2434

Guang'anmen Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100053, China.

Chinese classical formulas, firstly recorded in Shanghan Zabing Lun by Zhang Zhongjing in the Han dynasty, have been widely used by traditional Chinese medicine physicians for thousands of years due to its good compatibility, strict structures, significant clinical efficacy and less adverse effects. Ephedra associated prescriptions, widely used in the treatment of skin diseases, are famous representative prescriptions in Chinese classical formulas. The commonly used Ephedra associated prescriptions include Mahuang Lianqiao Chixiaodou decoction, Maxing Shigan decoction, Maxing Yigan decoction, Mahuang decoction, Mahuang Jiazhu decoction, Guizhi Mahuang Geban decoction, and Guizhi Eryue Biyi decoction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.19540/j.cnki.cjcmm.2018.0074DOI Listing
June 2018
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Topical application of 5-fluorouracil 5 percent cream associated with severe neutropenia: discussion of a case and review of systemic reactions after topical treatment with 5-fluorouracil.

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Philip R Cohen

Dermatol Online J 2018 Apr 15;24(4). Epub 2018 Apr 15.

Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California.

5-fluorouracil, a fluoropyrimidine antineoplastic drug, is used to topically treat actinic keratoses. Local skin reactions to the medication are common and anticipated. However, severe adverse events from topical 5-fluorouracil are rare and unexpected. Read More

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April 2018
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Exposure to phthalates is associated with acute urticaria in children.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2018 09 3;29(6):657-660. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Department of Pediatrics, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pai.12932DOI Listing
September 2018
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Mimickers of Urticaria: Urticarial Vasculitis and Autoinflammatory Diseases.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Jul - Aug;6(4):1162-1170. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Jessa Hospital. BIOMED Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium.

A wide differential diagnosis must be considered in a patient presenting with urticarial plaques. Although acute and chronic urticaria are the commonest diagnoses, other differential diagnoses include polymorphous eruption of pregnancy, mast cell disorders, hypereosinophilic syndrome, urticarial vasculitis, pemphigoid, systemic lupus erythematosus, and autoinflammatory disease. This review will specifically address urticarial vasculitis and autoinflammatory syndromes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2018.05.006DOI Listing
June 2018
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