Urticaria

Urticaria (from the Latin urtica, nettle (whence It. ortica, Sp. ortiga, Pg. urtiga, Fr. ortie) urere, to burn), commonly referred to as hives, is a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives are frequently caused by allergic reactions; however, there are many non-allergic causes. Most cases of hives lasting less than six w
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Urticaria

Skin disease characterised by a pimply rash, also called 'hives'.
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urticaria

Vascular reaction of the skin marked by the transient appearance of smooth, slightly elevated patches (wheals, hives) that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin and often attended by severe itching.
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Urticaria

an allergic reaction in which itchy white lumps surrounded by areas of inflammation appear on the skin; commonly called 'hives'
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Urticaria

Hives or nettle rash. Often caused by contact with e.g. plants or with an allergen to which a person is allergic. The rash usually resolves within 24 hours. See also chronic urticaria.
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urticaria

A condition characterised by itching wheals
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Urticaria

A skin rash caused by the sudden release of histamine
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Urticaria

Urticaria: Another name for the hives. Raised, itchy areas of skin that are usually a sign of an allergic reaction. Hives can be rounded or flat-topped but are always elevated above the surrounding skin. They reflect circumscribed dermal edema (local swelling of the skin). The hives are usually well circumscribed but may be coalescent and will blan
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urticaria

<dermatology> A transient condition of the skin, usually caused by an allergic reaction, characterised by pale or reddened irregular, elevated patches and severe itching, hives. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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urticaria

(ur″tĭ-karĀ“e-ә) a vascular reaction of the upper dermis marked by transient, slightly elevated patches called wheals that are redder or paler than the surrounding skin; there often is severe itching. Common causes include foods, drugs, infections, and emotional stress. See Atlas 2. Called also hives. ad...
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Urticaria

• (n.) The nettle rash, a disease characterized by a transient eruption of red pimples and of wheals, accompanied with a burning or stinging sensation and with itching; uredo.
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urticaria

Pathology: a transient condition of the skin, usually caused by an allergic reaction, characterized by pale or reddened irregular, elevated patches and severe itching; hives.
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urticaria

cnidosis; urticaria A transient condition of the skin, usually caused by an allergic reaction, characterized by pale, or reddened, irregular, elevated patches and severe itching, hives.
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urticaria

Type: Term Pronunciation: ŭr′ti-kar′i-ă Definitions: 1. An eruption of itching wheals, collquially called hives, usually of systemic origin; it may be due to a state of hypersensitivity to foods or drugs, foci of infection, physical agents (heat, cold, light, friction), or psychic stimuli. Synonyms: hives1, urtication2 &nb...
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urticaria

Irritant skin condition characterized by itching, burning, stinging, and the spontaneous appearance of raised patches of skin. Treatment is usually by antihistamines or steroids taken orally or applied as lotions. Its causes are varied and include allergy and stress
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Urticaria

Urticaria is defined as the appearance of wheals caused by a specific stimulus. A hive, or wheal, is a circular, red, spongy lesion that evolves and changes over minutes to hours. It is usually surrounded by an area of redness called a flare. Urticaria can vary in size from a few millimeters to giant lesions covering a whole extremity. Urticaria re
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Urticaria

An eruption of transient pruritic, elevated papules and plaques, often with erythematous, sharply-defined borders and pale centers (wheals). Each lesion resolves within twenty-four hours. Often seen as a hypersensitivity reaction to drugs, physical triggers (sun, cold, pressure, heat), and foods. Also known as hives.
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urticaria

n. inflammation of the skin, typically with numerous weals and itching
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urticaria

Itchy, raised red areas on the skin. Urticaria are caused by a reaction to certain foods, drugs, infections, or emotional stress. Also called hives.
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Urticaria

an itchy rash resulting from the release of histamine from the mast cells
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urticaria

An allergic reaction of the skin characterised by reddened irregular, elevated patches and severe itching. Also called hives.
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urticaria

Hives, an eruption of wheals.
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