Acute Urticaria and Angioedema

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Feb 11, 2019
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Acute urticaria and angioedema Note that there are both superficial wheals and deep, diffuse edema. Occurred after the patient had eaten shellfish. He had similar episodes previously but never considered seafood as the cause.


Read about urticaria and angioedema in context:

Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e: SECTION 14: THE SKIN IN IMMUNE, AUTOIMMUNE, AUTOINFLAMMATORY, AND RHEUMATIC DISORDERS > Urticaria and Angioedema

Read about urticaria and angioedema:

Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology, 9e: Chapter. 41. Urticaria and Angioedema

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e: Chapter 345. Urticaria, Angioedema, and Allergic Rhinitis


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Melanie Allison

Senior Medical Editorial Specialist, McGraw-Hill Education

Melanie Allison is a Senior Medical Editorial Specialist with McGraw-Hill Education. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing degree (MSN), specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology. She is an adjunct faculty member at a top school of nursing, where she has taught for more than 13 years.

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