Biomedica 2016 Dec 1;36(4):632-645. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Instituto de Investigaciones Inmunológicas, Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia.
Papular urticaria is a chronic allergic reaction induced by insect bites, which is common in the tropics. The objective of this review was to deepen on epidemiological and immunological aspects of this disease, focused on data published in Latin American countries.We conducted a non-systematic review of the literature through electronic search on the epidemiology of papular urticaria, the entomological characteristics of the causative agents and associated immunological mechanisms. Read More