Aquagenic urticaria recurring after epilation and contact with sea water.

@article{Gallo2015AquagenicUR,
  title={Aquagenic urticaria recurring after epilation and contact with sea water.},
  author={Rosella Gallo and Caterina Campisi and Arianna Fay Agnoletti and Aurora Parodi},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2015},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          313-4
        }
}
A 21-year-old female patient, with a background of infantile atopic eczema, reported a 2-year history of urticaria induced by bathing in the Mediterranean sea. Whealing was restricted to her legs, and would develop after 30 min of contact with sea water, but only when this occurred within 3 days after epilation. The reaction disappeared within 30 min of the patient getting out of the sea. Contact with swimming pool and tap water had no effect. No other types of inducible urticaria were present… CONTINUE READING