Localized heat induced urticaria: report of a case

Darling, M.; Lambiase, M.C.; Hodson, D.S.

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Jdd 3(1): 75-76

2004


ISSN/ISBN: 1545-9616
PMID: 14964751
Document Number: 9286
Localized heat induced urticaria is a rare clinical entity. Other physical urticarial subtypes include cholinergic, solar, cold, aquagenic, vibratory, and dermatographic. It is characterized by a well-demarcated urticarial lesion provoked by heat in direct contact with the skin. We describe a case of localized heat-induced urticaria in a 49-year-old woman after a heat-challenge test to her forearm.

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Localized heat induced urticaria: report of a case