Recurrent Hives After Sea Bathing

  • Eva Rebelo GomesEmail author

Practical Points

  • Cold-induced urticaria is an inducible physical type of chronic urticaria with higher frequency in children residing in cold climates

  • Ice cube test would help to make the diagnosis and threshold testing would help tune the cold-avoidance measures in this patient

  • Exclusion of an association with high serum cryoglobulins or lymphoproliferative disorders is warranted in all patients with cold-induced urticaria


Cold-induced urticaria Ice cube test Cryoglobulins 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Allergy and Clinical Immunology ServiceCentro Hospitalar Universitário do PortoPortoPortugal

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