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Image Number 1087 (Urticaria)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Urticaria

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 5

Type:

Description: Large-sized pinkish wheals.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Multiple, large-sized, pinkish wheals involving most of the body areas especially the face, arms and hands of 48 hours duration. The eruption associated with severe itching. The mother noticed that some lesions appearing while others disappearing within a matter of few hours during the two days of rash persistence. There was negative drug history before the rash appearance and no fever or other associated systemic symptoms with the rash. 



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