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ur·ti·car·i·a

 (ûr′tĭ-kâr′ē-ə)
n.
See hives.

[New Latin urticāria, from Latin urtica, nettle.]

ur′ti·car′i·al adj.

urticaria

(ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə)
n
(Pathology) a skin condition characterized by the formation of itchy red or whitish raised patches, usually caused by an allergy. Nontechnical names: hives or nettle rash
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin urtīca nettle]
ˌurtiˈcarial, ˌurtiˈcarious adj

hives

(haɪvz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a transient eruption of large, itchy wheals on the skin usu. caused by an allergic reaction; urticaria.
[1490–1500; orig. Scots; of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red marginsurticaria - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
Translations

urticaria

[ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə] Nurticaria f

ur·ti·car·i·a

n. urticaria, erupción cutánea gen. alérgica que se manifiesta con ronchas rosáceas, se acompaña de picazón intensa y puede producirse por un factor interno o externo;
___ pigment___ pigmentosa.

urticaria

n urticaria
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Physical urticaria is classified as late pressure urticaria, cold urticaria, heat contact urticaria, urticaria factitia and vibratory urticaria.
Purpura with cold urticaria in a patient with hepatitis C virus infection-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia type III: Successful treatment with interferon beta.
Patricia Hackett, from Sunderland, suffers from cold urticaria meaning she could have a fatal anaphylactic shock if her temperature drops.
The subzero temperatures earlier this month made it tough to want to go outside, but for the rare few who live with cold urticaria, frigid weather can cause health problems that could be deadly.
Bernard was diagnosed with cold urticaria - an allergy that causes the body to react badly to touching anything cold and sudden drops in temperature.
He is one of just six people in the UK with the condition known as cold urticaria.
Symptoms of this condition include immune deficiency, autoimmunity, inflammatory skin disorders and cold-induced hives, a condition known as cold urticaria.
Cryoglobulinemia is associated with Raynaud's phenomenon, cold urticaria, dizziness, and epistaxis; it is also associated with hepatitis C infection in >90% of cases.
BERLIN -- A drug known to be beneficial in the treatment of allergies has also proved effective and well-tolerated for the treatment of acquired cold urticaria in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study.