Hives

  • M. Eric Gershwin
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
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Abstract

Hives, known medically as urticaria, are the most common allergic or hypersensitivity reaction found in children. One person in five will have hives at one time or another.

Keywords

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Chronic Urticaria Hereditary Angioedema Rescue Squad Cholinergic Urticaria 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Eric Gershwin
    • 1
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California Medical SchoolDavisUSA
  2. 2.California State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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