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Solar urticaria - An Australian case series of 83 patients.

Australas J Dermatol 2018 Dec 25. Epub 2018 Dec 25.

St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare form of urticaria with a pathogenesis that is poorly understood. It affects all skin types, can be difficult to diagnose, and is challenging to manage effectively. We conducted a retrospective review of patients with SU in our institution. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajd.12975DOI Listing
December 2018
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Successful treatment of solar urticaria with UVA1 hardening in three patients.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

Solar urticaria (SU) is an uncommon photodermatosis that presents with sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) or visible light which triggers urticarial lesions. Treatment of SU is a challenge and usually involves antihistamines and photoprotection as a first-line treatment. Phototherapy regimens are recommended if these first-line treatments fail to control the disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12447DOI Listing
December 2018
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Unexpected photosensitivity - a patient with dermatomyositis and concomitant solar urticaria.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdv.15379DOI Listing
December 2018
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Afamelanotide in the Treatment of Dermatologic Disease

Skin Therapy Lett 2018 11;23(6):6-10

Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

Afamelanotide, an α-melanocyte stimulating hormone analogue, has become an emerging therapeutic option for a variety of skin conditions previously refractory to other treatments. Its efficacy has been demonstrated in several dermatologic conditions, including erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), solar urticaria, polymorphic light eruption (PMLE), vitiligo, acne, and Hailey-Hailey disease. Its relatively low risk side effect profile makes it an attractive treatment option and also paves the way for innovative use in other disorders. Read More

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November 2018
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Evaluating patient responses to omalizumab in solar urticaria.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2019 Jan 25;35(1):57-65. Epub 2018 Nov 25.

Centre for Dermatology, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12434DOI Listing
January 2019
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Inducing Light Tolerance With Narrowband UV-B Therapy in Solar Urticaria.

Authors:
P Aguilera

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2018 Dec 9;109(10):853. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, España. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00017310183033
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2018.06.009DOI Listing
December 2018
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Polymorphous light eruption with complication of solar urticaria revealed by phototesting.

J Dermatol 2018 Oct 10. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Department of Dermatology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/1346-8138.14670
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.14670DOI Listing
October 2018
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Induction of Light Tolerance Using Narrowband UV-B in Solar Urticaria.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2018 Dec 8;109(10):888-892. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid, España.

Introduction: Solar urticaria is an uncommon photodermatosis. First-line treatment is with antihistamines; second-line treatment includes induction of light tolerance using UV phototherapy.

Objectives: We aimed to describe and evaluate the effectiveness of a desensitization protocol with narrowband UV-B in patients with solar urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2018.06.005DOI Listing
December 2018
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How to Approach Chronic Inducible Urticaria.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Jul - Aug;6(4):1119-1130

Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex.

Chronic inducible urticaria (CIndU) is a group of chronic urticarias characterized by the appearance of recurrent wheals, recurrent angioedema or both, as a response to specific triggers. CIndU includes both physical (symptomatic dermographism, cold and heat urticaria, delayed pressure urticaria, solar urticaria, and vibratory urticaria) and nonphysical urticarias (cholinergic urticaria, contact and aquagenic urticaria). Here, we review the different forms of CIndU with an emphasis on symptomatic dermographism, cold urticaria, cholinergic urticaria, and delayed pressure urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2018.03.007DOI Listing
March 2018
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Photocontact Dermatitis and Its Clinical Mimics: an Overview for the Allergist.

Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 2019 Feb;56(1):32-40

Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75390-9069, USA.

Photo-contact dermatitis (PCD) describes the adverse cutaneous reaction that occurs in some patients as a result of simultaneous exposure to a contactant and to light. PCD can be subdivided into photo-allergic and photo-irritant dermatitis depending on whether the contactant respectively invokes an allergic or irritant reaction. Photo-irritant reactions are commonly caused by plants, psoralens, and medications taken internally, whereas photo-allergic reactions are commonly caused by sunscreens and topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12016-018-8696-xDOI Listing
February 2019
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Herbal sun protection agents: Human studies.

Clin Dermatol 2018 May - Jun;36(3):369-375. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Topical sunscreens are the mainstay for protection from ultraviolet (UV) radiation. With skin cancer rates on the rise and great interest in reversing or preventing the effects of photoaging, new molecules with potential to defend against UV damage have received a great deal of attention. Specifically, there is a growing interest in herbal substances that offer protection against the damaging effects of UV rays. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2018.03.014DOI Listing
November 2018
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Erythropoietic protoporphyria and solar urticaria.

Authors:
P M Farr

Br J Dermatol 2018 Aug 10;179(2):542. Epub 2018 Jun 10.

Department of Dermatology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, U.K.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/bjd.16684
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.16684DOI Listing
August 2018
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Omalizumab for the Treatment of Solar Urticaria: Case Series and Systematic Review of the Literature.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Jul - Aug;6(4):1198-1204.e3. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Photodermatosis Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah-Tikva, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

Background: Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare photodermatosis causing a significant impact on patients' quality of life. Although the condition can be controlled with phototherapy and/or a combination therapy of antihistamines and leukotriene antagonist in most patients, a subset of patients require additional therapy with omalizumab; however, efficacy data are sparse.

Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of omalizumab for treating SU. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaip.2018.02.032DOI Listing
March 2018
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Solar urticaria in 145 patients: Assessment of action spectra and impact on quality of life in adults and children.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2018 Mar 13. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Centre for Dermatology Research, Division of Musculoskeletal and Dermatological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK.

Background: Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare chronic inducible urticaria triggered via uncharacterized chromophores. We detail responses of a large patient series to monochromator phototesting and broadband ultraviolet radiation (UVR); relationship to life quality is explored.

Methods: Retrospective review of all SU patients undergoing standardized diagnostic photoinvestigation at a specialist centre during 2000-2016. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/phpp.12385
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12385DOI Listing
March 2018
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Effectiveness in the treatment of solar urticaria with omalizumab: Report of 7 cases.

Med Clin (Barc) 2018 Dec 8;151(11):460-461. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitari i Politécnic La Fe, Valencia, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medcli.2018.01.003DOI Listing
December 2018
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Paediatric solar urticaria: a case series.

Br J Dermatol 2018 Jun 22;178(6):1453-1454. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, U.K.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.16325DOI Listing
June 2018
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Clinical and photobiological response in eight patients with solar urticaria under treatment with omalizumab, and review of the literature.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2018 May 4;34(3):194-199. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Background: Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare photodermatosis. Treatment is challenging, and outcomes are often disappointing. Omalizumab is an anti-IgE, currently approved for treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12370DOI Listing
May 2018
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[Solar urticaria. Case report and literature review].

Rev Alerg Mex 2017 Jul-Sep;64(3):371-375

Universidad de Antioquia, IPS Universitaria, Grupo de Alergología Clínica y Experimental, Medellín, Colombia.

Background: Solar urticaria is a rare type of inducible urticaria characterized by wheal and erythema formation shortly after exposure to sunlight or to an artificial light source; its pathophysiology is not yet entirely understood. The treatment of choice, in addition to exposure avoidance, consists in antihistamine administration.

Clinical Case: This is the case of a 27-year-old woman with no personal history of allergic diseases and with a 2-year history of erythema and wheals in photo-exposed areas associated with sunlight exposure for periods longer than 10 minutes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.29262/ram.v64i3.202DOI Listing
October 2017
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Solar urticaria developing in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria: a clue to the pathogenesis of solar urticaria?

Br J Dermatol 2018 02 20;178(2):567-568. Epub 2018 Jan 20.

Photodermatology Department, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's Hospital, London, SE1 9RH, U.K.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.15882DOI Listing
February 2018
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Omalizumab treatment in patients with chronic inducible urticaria: A systematic review of published evidence.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018 Feb 24;141(2):638-649. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Background: Omalizumab, a recombinant anti-IgE antibody, effectively treats chronic spontaneous urticaria. Evidence is lacking in patients with chronic inducible urticarias (CIndUs), which are frequently H-antihistamine resistant.

Objective: From the current published literature, we aimed to determine the strength of evidence for omalizumab efficacy and safety in the treatment of CIndUs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2017.06.032DOI Listing
February 2018
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Long-term management of chronic spontaneous urticaria with omalizumab.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2017 Oct 25;42(7):735-742. Epub 2017 Jun 25.

Dermatology Department, Coimbra University Hospital Centre, Coimbra, Portugal.

Background: Clinical trials have shown the efficacy of omalizumabs efficacy in refractory chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) and chronic inducible urticaria (CIndU), but real-life management strategies are lacking.

Aim: To assess the long-term efficacy and safety of omalizumab, and to identify predictive factors and optimum dosage regimens.

Methods: This was a prospective study of 13 patients (11 women, 2 men) with severe CSU [weekly urticaria activity score (UAS7) > 28] resistant to anti-H1 antihistamines. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ced.13173DOI Listing
October 2017
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Solar urticaria with an augmentation spectrum in a child.

J Dermatol 2017 Sep 23;44(9):e214-e215. Epub 2017 May 23.

Department of Dermatology, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.13914DOI Listing
September 2017
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[SOLAR URTICARIA].

Harefuah 2016 Oct;155(10):604-607

Photodermatoses Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel.

Introduction: Solar urticaria is a rare photodermatosis. It belongs to the group of physical urticarias. In this particular urticarial, erythema and whealing accompanied by pruritus occur seconds to minutes after exposure to light. Read More

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October 2016
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Response to Omalizumab in Solar Urticaria: Report of 3 Cases.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Oct 27;108(8):e53-e55. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid, España.

We report 3 cases of solar urticaria in which there was no response or limited response to first-line treatments with high-dose H antihistamines or phototherapy. The patients were then treated with omalizumab. Symptoms improved in 2 patients, whose tolerance to sunlight increased considerably; quality of life clearly improved for 1 of these patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2016.08.011DOI Listing
October 2017
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Refractory solar urticaria successfully treated with omalizumab with normalization of phototest.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Jul - Aug;108(6):593-594. Epub 2017 Feb 4.

Dermatology Department, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2016.11.015DOI Listing
October 2018
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Solar urticaria with a wide action spectrum from UVB to visible light complicated with UVA-induced polymorphous light eruption.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2017 05 13;33(3):172-175. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Department of Dermatology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12300DOI Listing
May 2017
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Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Afamelanotide and its Clinical Use in Treating Dermatologic Disorders.

Clin Pharmacokinet 2017 08;56(8):815-823

Stadtspital Triemli, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Zurich, Switzerland.

Afamelanotide, the first α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH) analogue, synthesized in 1980, was broadly investigated in all aspects of pigmentation because its activity and stability were higher than the natural hormone. Afamelanotide binds to the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R), and MC1R signaling increases melanin synthesis, induces antioxidant activities, enhances DNA repair processes and modulates inflammation. The loss-of-function variants of the MC1R present in fair-skinned Caucasians are less effectively activated by the natural hormone. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40262-016-0501-5DOI Listing
August 2017
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[Partial response of solar urticaria to omalizumab therapy].

Hautarzt 2017 Jun;68(6):492-496

Klinik für Hautkrankheiten und Allergologie, HELIOS Vogtland-Klinikum Plauen GmbH, 100153, 08505, Plauen, Deutschland.

The treatment of solar urticaria is regarded as difficult. In some cases good responses to the anti-IgE antibody omalizumab (Xolair®), approved for treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria, have been reported. We report on a 50-year-old Caucasian woman who for the last 5 years has developed localized itching and stinging erythemas following exposure to sunlight accompanied sometimes by anaphylactic reactions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00105-016-3913-0DOI Listing
June 2017
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Clinical and etiologic evaluation of the children with chronic urticaria.

Allergy Asthma Proc 2016 11;37(6):450-457

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey.

Background: Chronic urticaria (CU) is a skin disorder defined as daily or almost daily exhibition of pruritic and transient wheals that last for 6 weeks. CU is divided into two subtypes: chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) and chronic inducible urticaria (CIndU).

Objectives: To evaluate the clinical features, possible causes, associated findings, and laboratory results of different subtypes of CU in children according to a new classification. Read More

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November 2016
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Solar urticaria: Epidemiology and clinical phenotypes in a Spanish series of 224 patients.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Mar 25;108(2):132-139. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

Unidad de Fotobiología Dermatológica y Oncología Cutánea, Departamento de Dermatología y Medicina, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, España.

Background: Solar urticaria is a chronic inducible urticaria also classified as an idiopathic dermatosis. The objective of this paper is to define the phenotypic characteristics of solar urticaria and to evaluate its incidence.

Material And Method: This was a retrospective multicenter study in which data were gathered on the epidemiology and clinical, photobiologic, laboratory, and therapeutic characteristics of solar urticaria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2016.09.003DOI Listing
March 2017
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Solar urticaria induced by visible light: successful treatment with omalizumab.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2016 Dec 20;41(8):890-892. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Department of Dermatology and Allergy Unit, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.

We report the case of a 53-year-old man with solar urticaria (SU) not responding to histamine antagonist therapy. Using intradermal testing with the patient's irradiated serum, we demonstrated that his SU was elicited by visible light only. This type of SU is uncommon, and makes preventive measures such as sun block largely ineffective. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ced.12951DOI Listing
December 2016
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Omalizumab in the Treatment of Chronic Inducible Urticaria.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Jun 5;108(5):423-431. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid, España.

Omalizumab is a recombinant humanized monoclonal antibody that inhibits immunoglobulin E. It has been approved for the treatment of severe asthma and chronic spontaneous urticaria refractory to other treatments. Its use in the management of chronic inducible urticaria (a type triggered by certain stimuli) is still considered off-label, although this use has been discussed in some consensus papers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2016.07.018DOI Listing
June 2017
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Visible light-induced solar urticaria is improved by omalizumab.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2016 Sep 29;32(5-6):314-316. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Service de dermatologie, Hôpital Dupytren, CHU de Limoges, Limoges, France.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/phpp.12271
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12271DOI Listing
September 2016
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Infrared radiation increases skin damage induced by other wavelengths in solar urticaria.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2016 Sep;32(5-6):284-290

Photobiological Dermatology Laboratory, Medical Research Center, Department of Dermatology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain.

Background: Photodermatoses are typically investigated by analyzing the individual or combined effects of ultraviolet A (UVA), ultraviolet B (UVB), and visible light using light sources that simulate portions of the solar spectrum. Infrared radiation (IRR), however, accounts for 53% of incident solar radiation, but its effects are not taken into account in standard phototest protocols.

Aims: The aim was to analyze the effects of IRR, alone and combined with UVA and visible light on solar urticaria lesions, with a distinction between infrared A (IRA) and infrared B (IRB). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12270DOI Listing
September 2016
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Successful treatment of solar urticaria with omalizumab.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2016 Sep;14(9):936-7

Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13017DOI Listing
September 2016
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A case of atorvastatin-induced solar urticaria.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2016 Sep 5;32(5-6):317-319. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Related, Faculty of Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12258DOI Listing
September 2016
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Wedelolactone mitigates UVB induced oxidative stress, inflammation and early tumor promotion events in murine skin: plausible role of NFkB pathway.

Eur J Pharmacol 2016 Sep 6;786:253-264. Epub 2016 May 6.

Section of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Toxicology, Department of Medical Elementology and Toxicology, Faculty of Science, Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi 110062, India. Electronic address:

UVB (Ultra-violet B) radiation is one of the major etiological factors in various dermal pathology viz. dermatitis, actinic folliculitis, solar urticaria, psoriasis and cancer among many others. UVB causes toxic manifestation in tissues by inciting inflammatory and tumor promoting events. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.05.008DOI Listing
September 2016
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Analysis of solar urticaria in Thai patients.

Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2016 Jun;34(2):146-52

Department of Dermatology Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University 2 Wanglang Road, Bangkoknoi, Bangkok, THAILAND 10700.

Background: Solar urticaria (SU) is an uncommon photodermatosis characterized by erythema and whealing within minutes to a few hours after exposure to sunlight or an artificial light source.

Objective: To determine the clinical features, photobiological characteristics and treatment outcomes in Thai SU patients visiting a tertiary referral hospital.

Method: A retrospective analysis of 13 patients with SU was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12932/AP0632.34.2.2016DOI Listing
June 2016
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Heat urticaria: a revision of published cases with an update on classification and management.

Br J Dermatol 2016 Sep 30;175(3):473-8. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

Department of Medicine, Section of Dermatology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

Heat urticaria (HU) is a rare type of physical inducible urticaria, characterized by itchy erythema and well-demarcated weals appearing soon after heat exposure. Most cases occur in female patients aged 20-45 years. Both localized and generalized forms exist, depending on the limitation of the reaction to the skin area directly exposed to the physical stimulus or the involvement of distant sites, respectively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.14543DOI Listing
September 2016
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Omalizumab in patients with severe and refractory solar urticaria: A phase II multicentric study.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Mar;74(3):574-5

Université Paris Diderot, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Service de Dermatologie, Paris, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2015.11.021DOI Listing
March 2016
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Effectiveness of omalizumab in severe solar urticaria.

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2016 Mar 21;116(3):260-2. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Department of Immunoallergy, Complejo Asistencial Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2015.12.023DOI Listing
March 2016
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Unique coexistence of cold and solar urticaria and its efficient treatment.

Br J Dermatol 2016 May 11;174(5):1150-2. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center of Mainz, Langenbeckstraße 1, 55131, Mainz, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.14354DOI Listing
May 2016
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Solar urticaria.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2015 Dec;13(12):1250-3

Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Jena, Jena, Germany.

Solar urticaria is a rare IgE-mediated and chromophore-dependent photodermatosis. In some cases, these chromophores, designated as "serum factor", may be detected in serum or plasma. To date, the exact pathogenesis of solar urticaria has, however, not been elucidated. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.12809DOI Listing
December 2015
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Doxycycline-Induced Solar Urticaria: A Report of Two Cases.

J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Nov;14(11):1358-9

We report two cases of doxycycline-induced solar urticaria that developed shortly after initiation of therapy with persistence despite discontinuation. Consequently, dermatologists should be aware of the association between doxycycline and solar urticaria and counsel their patients on the potential for this side effect when prescribing doxycycline. Read More

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November 2015
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Successful omalizumab treatment of severe solar urticaria in a 6-year-old child.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2015 Sep;26(6):588-90

Department of Dermatology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pai.12441DOI Listing
September 2015
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Treatment of solar urticaria using antihistamine and leukotriene receptor antagonist combinations tailored to disease severity.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2015 Nov 26;31(6):302-6. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Department of Dermatology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Background: Solar urticarial (SU) is characterized by erythema, whealing, and/or pruritus occurring minutes after sun exposure. Treatment is difficult and often unsatisfactory.

Objectives: To determine the action spectra and minimal urticaria dose (MUD) and to tailor a treatment regimen graded according to disease severity in a series of patients with SU. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/phpp.12186
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phpp.12186DOI Listing
November 2015
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Treatment with omalizumab in a 16-year-old Caucasian girl with refractory solar urticaria.

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2015 Sep 1;26(6):583-5. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

Department of Pediatrics- Allergy Unit, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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