© 2010

Urticaria and Angioedema

  • Torsten Zuberbier
  • Clive E. H. Grattan
  • Marcus Maurer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. M Greaves
    Pages 1-7
  3. Clive E. H. Grattan
    Pages 9-23
  4. Torsten Zuberbier
    Pages 25-31
  5. Ilaria Baiardini, Fulvio Braido, Giorgio Walter Canonica
    Pages 33-36
  6. Torsten Zuberbier
    Pages 37-43
  7. Marcus Maurer
    Pages 45-56
  8. Frances Lawlor
    Pages 57-62
  9. Carsten Bindslev-Jensen
    Pages 63-71
  10. Tatsuya Horikawa, Atsushi Fukunaga, Chikako Nishigori
    Pages 73-80
  11. Jürgen Grabbe
    Pages 91-95
  12. Kanade Shinkai, Kieron S. Leslie
    Pages 97-108
  13. Lluís Puig
    Pages 109-116
  14. Elena Borzova, Clive E. H. Grattan
    Pages 117-127
  15. Bettina Wedi
    Pages 129-139
  16. M. Metz, M Magerl
    Pages 141-151
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 153-158

About this book


Urticaria and Angioedema provides a practical, comprehensive review of all types and aspects of urticaria and angioedema important to the clinician. Its content is completely up-to-date—taking into consideration both current guidelines and all recent literature—and

  • highlights current knowledge about pathophysiology
  • focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of diagnosis and treatment
  • includes a full range of standard operating procedures
  • features patient information leaflets in a copy-ready format
  • offers indispensable assistance in the daily practical management of urticaria patients

This clinical guide is an invaluable resource for all physicians specializing in dermatology, allergy, internal medicine, pediatrics and general medicine.


This guide offers invaluable assistance in the daily practical management of urticaria patients.

It highlights the current knowledge about pathophysiology, and focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of diagnosis and treatment.

It includes a full range of standard operating procedures, as well as patient information leaflets in a copy-ready format.

Written by internationally renowned experts.


Dermatitis Urticaria allergy contact dermatitis diagnosis inflammation internal medicine itching management medicine physiology pressure urticaria quality of life therapy treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Torsten Zuberbier
    • 1
  • Clive E. H. Grattan
    • 2
  • Marcus Maurer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Allergy Allergy-centre-CharitéCharité-Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyNorfolk and Norwich University HospitalNorwichUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Urticaria and Angioedema
  • Editors Torsten Zuberbier
    Clive Grattan
    Marcus Maurer
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-79047-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-50092-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-79048-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 158
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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From the reviews: “A terrific reference on the pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and treatment of urticaria and angioedema. Each chapter has a table summarizing the important highlights. … The purpose is to provide current information on the treatment and pathogenesis of urticaria. This objective is nicely fulfilled. The audience is dermatologists, particularly clinical dermatologists. … This is undoubtedly the best book I have read on urticaria … . Learning about urticaria and angioedema is unbelievably easy if you study this book. … This is a thumbs-up purchase.” (Patricia Wong, Doody’s Review Service, June, 2010)