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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 310-312

Chronic urticaria and treatment options


Shree Skin Centre, 22, L Market, Sector 8, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706, India

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Kiran Vasant Godse
Shree Skin Centre, 22, L Market, Sector 8, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.57603

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Chronic urticaria has a wide spectrum of clinical presentations and causes. Still, despite our best efforts no cause may be found in the majority of cases. The treatment options are: Primary prevention in the form of avoidance of aggravating factors; counseling; antihistamines; leukotriene receptor antagonists; prednisolone; sulfasalazine and a host of immunosuppressives like methotrexate, cyclosporine, omalizumab etc.


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