The diagnosis of chronic inducible urticarias

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Chronic inducible urticarias are characterized by the risks of systemic reactions and a significant impairment of patient’s quality of life. The diagnosis of chronic inducible urticarias relies on the patient’s history and the challenge tests. A treatment algorithm for the management of chronic inducible urticarias includes nonsedating antihistamines as a first-line treatment. The international guidelines for the management of chronic inducible urticarias recommend updosing of nonsedating antihistamines up to four fold if standard doses are not effective. The meta-analysis suggests the efficacy of omalizumab in chronic inducible urticarias. In the prospect, the novel options of biological therapy for chronic inducible urticarias are expected.

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E Yu Borzova

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Further Professional Education Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation; Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University of the Russian Ministry of Health


Department of allergology and immunology; Department of Clinical Genetics, Research and Clinical Institute of Pediatrics n. a. Y.E. Veltischev


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