URTICARIA: Interesting Cases

Editor: Kiran V Godse; Associate Editors: Anant Patil, Sharmila Patil

Salient Features:

  • Interesting cases of urticaria useful for practicing dermatologists, family physicians and allergy specialists
  • World renowned authors from global network of Urticaria Centers of Reference and Excellence (UCAREs).

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Case 1: Recognizing Urticarial Vasculitis: Clinical Clues
Case 2: A Rare Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Urticaria: Monogenic Autoinflammatory Disorders Associated with Urticaria: Cryopyrin-associated Periodic Syndrome and Others
Case 3: Aquagenic Urticaria ... but only with Cold Water: Report of a Case
Case 4: Exercise-induced Angioedema
Case 5: Familial Hypertryptasemia and Chronic Urticaria: Diagnosis and Management Challenges
Case 6: Adult-onset Still's Disease, Yet Another Disease Masquerading as Urticaria
Case 7: Autoimmune Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Resistant to Antihistamines in a 12-year-old Boy
Case 8: Peripheral Neutrophilia and Bandemia in a Patient with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria after Dapsone Introduction for Treatment: A Rare Paradoxical Side Effect
Case 9: Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Different Patterns of Response to Treatment are not Necessarily Only Related to Different Patients, but also to Different Periods of the Disease in the Same Patient
Case 10: Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Managed Successfully with Dapsone in a Recalcitrant Case
Case 11: When Urticarial Wheals are not Urticaria but Urticarial Vasculitis?
Case 12: Bugs are Everywhere: Anaphylaxis after Orange Juice
Case 13: Utility of Bilastine in Driver with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: A Case Report
Case 14: Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Managed Successfully with Desloratadine 10 mg: A Case Scenario
Case 15: Elevated Plasma Levels of D-dimer Predict Resistance to Antihistamine Therapy
Case 16: Successful Treatment of Refractory Symptomatic Dermographism and Cholinergic Urticaria in 8-year-old Girl with Omalizumab
Case 17: A Severe Case of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Transient Difficulties in Managing Omalizumab during Long-term Treatment
Case 18: A Rare Form of Inducible Urticaria Successfully Treated with Omalizumab
Case 19: Case Report: Solar Urticaria Treated with Omalizumab
Case 20: Personalized Omalizumab Interval in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Patient
Case 21: Treatment with Omalizumab or Elimination of Odontogenic Infection Caused Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Control?
Case 22: Remission of Schnitzler's Syndrome after Treatment with IL-1 Antagonist (Anakinra)
Case 23: Report of Solar and Cholinergic Urticaria Cases: Response to Management with Omalizumab
Case 24: Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria with Supratherapeutic Doses of Omalizumab
Case 25: Treatment of a 7-year-old Boy with Cholinergic Urticaria with Omalizumab: Case Report and Review of the Literature on Omalizumab Use in Children with Urticaria
Case 26: Use of Omalizumab in Patients with Chronic Urticaria and History of Cancer: Three Cases and Literature Review
Case 27: Gradual Loss of Efficacy of Omalizumab after an Excellent Initial Response in a Patient with Severe Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
Case 28: Old may Still be Gold: A Case of Hereditary Angioedema Successfully Managed with Tranexamic Acid
Case 29: Treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis with Omalizumab
Case 30: Complete Resolution of Cold-induced Urticaria
Case 31: Subcutaneous Autologous Serum Therapy in Chronic Urticaria: A Case Report
Case 32: Aluminium Allergy after Consumption of Nespresso Coffee
Case 33: Modified Cholinergic Urticaria Provocation Test in a Patient with Different Chronic Inducible Urticaria Subtypes