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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.
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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
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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.]
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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
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Translations

urticaria

[ˌɜːtɪˈkɛərɪə] Nurticaria f
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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.
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urticaria

n urticaria
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References in periodicals archive ?
Erythematous nodules and papules on the shin in children are commonly caused by arthropod bites also known as papular urticaria. These lesions are pruritic rather than tender and usually respond to topical corticosteroids and oral antihistamines.
In addition, the most common misdiagnoses were allergic contact dermatitis, drug eruption, papular urticaria, nutritional deficiency, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, cellulitis, and herpes infection.
Eosinophilic folliculitis 8 cases (10.25%) Papular urticaria 4 cases (5.13%), Pityrosporum folliculitis 4 cases (5.13%), prurigo simplex 1 case (1.26%) and pemphigus foliaceus in 1 case (1.26%).
Papular urticaria (insect bite reaction) - urticated pruritic papules with central punctum after insect bites, common in children.