dermographism


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dermographism, dermographia

dermatographism.
See also: Skin
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dermographism

n dermografismo
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Forty-seven percent of patients experienced angioedema and 33% had inducible urticaria, most commonly brought forth by pressure or dermographism.
In the first recognition of the disease, Bywaters described urticariform rash and dermographism (1).
In case of symptomatic dermographism, elicit dermographism by stroking skin firmly with a tongue depressor or, if available, use a Fric test.
In mastocytosis, itching, dermographism, eryhtema attacks in the whole body, bulla formation, gastrointestinal complaints including nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea and colic and rarely respiratory distress, headache, malaise, lethargy and neuropsychiatric findings may be observed.
In chronic inducible urticaria (CIndU) such as dermographism, delayed pressure, cold, solar, heat, and cholinergic urticaria, symptoms are induced by physical stimuli.
The clinical picture associated with thermal crisis can include local or general symptoms such as anorexia, sleep disturbances, irritability, hot and cold intolerance, changes in libido, limb paresthesia, muscle tone changes, tremors, and dermographism.
DISCUSSION: The principle indications for the use of second generation H1 receptor antagonists are in the treatment of disease with inflammatory component like allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, idiopathic urticarial and diseases of allergic nature like hayfever (24), pollinosis (25), dermographism (26) and atopic eczema (27).
For urticaria and angioedema, a positive response required resolution of all urticaria and angioedema (historical dermographism was required to return to baseline).