Aquagenic urticaria masquerading as occupational penicillin allergy

@article{Harwood1992AquagenicUM,
  title={Aquagenic urticaria masquerading as occupational penicillin allergy},
  author={Catherine A. Harwood and A. Kobza-Black},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={127}
}
presentation was of an infiltrated plaque in one case, and scaling plaques in the other. Histological and imniunochemical analyses were suggestive of mycosis fungoides. Nodular drug-induced pseudolymphoma of the skin is very rare.̂ "* In a reported case treated with cyclosporin, the cutaneous nodules were mainly composed ofT lymphocytes.'* fn the present case, histology revealed a polymorphous infiltrate, composed of small T and B lymphocytes and large cells of B-lymphocytic and dendritic… 

Aquagenic Urticaria: A Review of Literature and Case Reports

TLDR
The available theranostics are summarized to provide guidance for the management of urticaria, the common malady worldwide, but such vulnerability to water is a rare and a distressing phenomenon requiring considerable lifestyle modifications.

PHYSICAL URTICARIA

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Critical wetting of the sensitive areas of the skin surface, which triggers cholinergic urticaria, can be achieved by a few minutes immersion in a water bath, contact with distilled water, or sweating itself.

PUVA treatment of psoriasis in the United Kingdom

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The most common protocol was to give PUVA three times weekly in the treatment of psoriasis, and to choose the initial dose of UVA according to skin type, however, the initial UVA dose encompassed a range of five or more within each skin type.

The action spectrum between 320 and 400 nm for clearance of psoriasis by psoralen photochemotherapy

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It is suggested that lamps with peak emission around 325 nm will be more dfective than those conventionally used in PUVA units with a peak emission at 352 nm, which are also highly effective in the treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy alone.

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Aquagenic urticaria: evidence of cholinergic and histaminergic basis

Two patients with urticaria evoked at the site of contact of skin with water have been studied. Protection of the skin from contact with water by prior application of petrolatum ointment prevented

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