chronic idiopathic urticaria


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chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU),

dermatologic disorder with itching wheals experienced on a chronic basis; etiology unknown.
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Only 72 (69.2%) patients were diagnosed with chronic idiopathic urticaria, (55 females, 17 males, male to female ratio was 1:3).
Efficacy of Atorvastatin and Antihistamines in Comparison with Antihistamines plus Placebo in the Treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: A Controlled Clinical Trial.
Greaves, "Anti-Fc[epsilon]RI autoantibodies and basophil histamine releasability in chronic idiopathic urticaria," The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
Autoimmune thyroid disease as a risk factor angioedema in patients with chronic Idiopathic urticaria: a case control study.
Orchard et al., "Cutaneous inflammatory cell infiltratein chronic idiopathic urticaria: comparison of patients with and without anti-FcepsilonRI or anti-IgE autoantibodies," Journal Allergy Clinical Immunology, vol.
Ma, Investigation on quality of life and clinical features of chronic urticaria and Study on the correlation of basophils in chronic idiopathic urticaria, Beijing: Beijing Union Medical College, Beijing Union Medical College, Beijing, China, 2010.
Chronic idiopathic urticaria, acne, alopecia areata, acanthosis nigricans, vitiligo, tinea corporis, acrochordons, psoriasis, lichen planus, chronic lichenified eczema, keratosis pilaris, palmoplantar keratoderma, PLE were the frequent associated conditions seen in thyroid disorders group.
Omalizumab is currently approved for two indications in people aged 12 and older: moderate to severe persistent asthma in patients with a positive skin test or in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen and symptoms that are inadequately controlled with inhaled corticosteroids; and chronic idiopathic urticaria in people who remain symptomatic despite Hi-antihistamine treatment.
Greaves, "The autologous serum skin test: a screening test for autoantibodies in chronic idiopathic urticaria," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
[sup][2] The efficacy of anti-IgE treatment has been shown in many disorders with complex and unclear etiology, comprising physical urticarias, chronic idiopathic urticaria, angioedema and eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders.
The contract grants Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada the exclusive right to sell Faes's Bilastine product for the treatment of Allergic Rhinitis and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (hives) in Canada, following receipt of regulatory approval from Health Canada for such product.
At any given time, the prevalence of chronic urticaria (CU) is up to 1% of the world's population, and up to two thirds of these patients have CSU5, CSU is also known as chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) in the US, and is a severe and distressing skin condition characterized by red, swollen, itchy and sometimes painful hives or wheals on the skin that spontaneously present and reoccur for more than six weeks 2-4.

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