Aquagenic urticaria

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Aquagenic urticaria

Aquagenic urticaria is characterized by itchy white or red lumps that occur after direct contact with water, regardless of its temperature. It more commonly affects women and symptoms often start around the onset of puberty. It can occur alone or in association with other forms of urticaria. It can affect the whole or portions of the body. The cause of aquagenic urticaria is currently unknown.
 

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The terms "Aquagenic urticaria" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Aquagenic urticaria in 2 adolescents.
 

Author(s): S T Yavuz, U M Sahiner, A Tuncer, C Sackesen

Journal: J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2010 ;20(7):624-5.

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2011

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The terms "Aquagenic urticaria" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cold, cholinergic and aquagenic urticaria in children: presentation of three cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Zeynep Arıkan-Ayyıldız, Sakine Işık, Sule Cağlayan-Sözmen, Ozkan Karaman, Nevin Uzuner

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;55(1):94-8.

 

Urticaria can be induced with a wide variety of environmental stimuli, such as cold, pressure, vibration, sunlight, exercise, temperature changes, heat, and water. Urticaria caused by physical factors has been reported as the cause of 6-17% of the chronic urticaria in children. We ...

Last Updated: 22 May 2013

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[Familial aquagenic urticaria: report of two cases and literature review].
 

Author(s): Maria Bandeira de Melo Paiva Seize, Mayra Ianhez, Patrícia Karla de Souza, Osmar Rotta, Silmara da Costa Pereira Cestari

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;84(5):530-3.

 

Aquagenic urticaria is a rare form of physical urticaria, characterized by pruritic wheals that appear following contact with water, independently of its temperature. There are few reports of cases of aquagenic urticaria, and only five include the familial form. We present the first ...

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2010

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