Urticarial vasculitis: an updated review.

  • Eric Monroe
  • Published 1981 in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology


Urticaria and vasculitis are two different reaction patterns in the skin. Both are caused by a wide variety of substances involving different pathogenic mechanisms. Recently isolated cases of "urticarial vasculitis" have been reported. These cases involve patients who present with a clinical picture of urticaria which, by skin biopsy, shows necrotizing… (More)


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