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Urticaria and Angioedema

A Comprehensive Review of


Zekayi Kutlubay

Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa, Turkey

This book contains the latest advances and scientific knowledge from the leading experts in urticaria and angioedema. The book consists of 15 chapters in which urticaria classification, urticaria etiopathogenesis, urticaria clinics, urticarial syndromes, angioedemas, diagnosis, pathogenesis and pathophysiology of urticaria, and treatment options are discussed. This book also emphasizes on the various laboratory tests necessary for urticarias. One chapter of the book is devoted to comorbidities in chronic spontaneous urticaria. Another chapter is related with pathophysiology and treatment of hereditary angioedema. We are grateful to all the contributors and leading experts for their valuable chapters, which provide an in-depth view of all aspects of the content, backed with the most current literature in the field. We hope that this book will provide interesting knowledge and serve as a comprehensive guide to many physicians dealing with urticaria and angioedemas in their clinical practice.

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Urticaria and AngioedemaA Comprehensive Review ofEdited by Selda Pelin Kartal

Published: May 31st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65526

ISBN: 978-953-51-3168-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3167-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4818-0

Copyright year: 2017

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15973 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Urticaria

By Selda Pelin Kartal, Uğur Çelik and Zekayi Kutlubay


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2. Urticaria and Angioedema

By Burhan Engin, Muazzez Çiğdem Oba and Server Serdaroğlu


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3. Chronic Inducible Urticaria Part I

By Murat Borlu, Salih Levent Cinar and Demet Kartal


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4. Chronic Inducible Urticaria: Part II

By Murat Borlu, Salih Levent Cinar and Demet Kartal


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5. Contact Urticaria

By Isil Bulur and Hilal Gokalp


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6. Urticarial Vasculitis

By Erol Koç, Berna Aksoy and Aslı Tatlıparmak


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7. Comorbidities in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

By Müzeyyen Gönül, Havva Hilal Ayvaz and Selda Pelin Kartal


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8. Urticaria and Angioedema Treatment

By Emel Erdal Çalıkoğlu, Didem Mullaaziz and Asli Kaptanoğlu


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9. Anti IgE Therapy in Chronic Urticaria

By Ragıp Ertaş


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10. Urticarial Syndromes

By Hilal Gokalp and Isil Bulur


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11. Hereditary Angioedema

By Asli Gelincik and Semra Demir


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12. Pathophysiology of Bradykinin-Mediated Angioedema: The Role of the Complement System

By Jesús Jurado‐Palomo and Teresa Caballero


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13. Short‐Term Prophylaxis in Odontostomatological, Maxillofacial and ENT Procedures in Patients with Hereditary Angioedema Due to C1‐Inhibitor Deficiency

By Jesús Jurado‐Palomo and Teresa Caballero


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14. Bradykinin-Mediated Angioedema Across the History

By Jesús Jurado-Palomo, Irina Diana Bobolea, Alexandru Daniel Vlagea and Teresa Caballero


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15. Pseudoangioedema

By Sevgi Akarsu and Ecem Canturk


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