Clinical and laboratory features of chronic idiopathic urticaria in the elderly.

@article{Magen2013ClinicalAL,
  title={Clinical and laboratory features of chronic idiopathic urticaria in the elderly.},
  author={Eli Magen and Joseph Mishal and Menachem Schlesinger},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={1387-91}
}
BACKGROUND There are few data regarding epidemiology and clinical features of urticarial diseases in the elderly population. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the clinical and laboratory characteristics of chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) in the geriatric population. METHODS Electronic medical records of outpatient allergy consultations due to a diagnosis of CIU were retrospectively reviewed to collect demographic data, urticaria activity score, results of autologous serum… CONTINUE READING