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Image Number 462 (Cold urticaria)


Diagnosis: Cold urticaria

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 21

Type: Clinical

Description: Itchy swelling on the forearm

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Cold urticaria is a heterogeneous group of conditions.The commonest is Idiopathic with swelling occuring minutes after rewarming of a cooled area.Reflex cold urticaria is widespread whealing after generalised body cooling.Secondary cold urticaria is due to underlying problems with cryoproteins and Familial cold urticaria is inherited as an autosomal dominant disorder.

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