pressure urticaria


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pres·sure ur·ti·car·i·a

urticaria of unknown etiology occurring after local pressure on the skin.

pressure urticaria

Urticaria produced by pressure perpendicular to the surface of the skin. The persistent red swelling appears after a delay of 1 to 4 hr.
See also: urticaria
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Classification of urticaria Type Subtype Spontaneous urticaria Acute and chronic spontaneous urticaria Physical urticaria Cold urticaria Delayed pressure urticaria Hot urticaria Solar urticaria Dermographism Vibration urticaria Other Aquagenic urticaria Cholinergic urticaria Contact urticaria Exercise induced anaphylaxisurticaria Table 2.

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