Chronic idiopathic urticaria: infiltrating cells and related cytokines in autologous serum-induced wheals.

Abstract

The term chronic autoimmune urticaria (CAIU) is used for chronic urticaria in subjects who present a whealing response to the intradermal injection of autologous serum, suggesting the presence of pathogenic antibody activities. In this study, we examined 28 chronic urticaria subjects with positive autologous serum skin test (ASST), all of whom presented… (More)

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