An update on childhood urticaria and angioedema.

  title={An update on childhood urticaria and angioedema.},
  author={Evan P Bailey and Marcus S Shaker},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={20 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The present review serves to address urticaria - both acute and chronic - as well as the differential diagnosis of urticarial syndromes in the pediatric population. We also wish to update the reader on progress in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of urticaria. RECENT FINDINGS Acute and chronic urticaria represent syndromes caused by a variety of triggers. Recent literature continues to describe subtypes of urticaria that may be differentially responsive to… CONTINUE READING


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