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Chapter 8: Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus

1. Types of urticaria
1) Acute and chronic urticaria
2) Contact urticaria
3) Physical urticaria
4) Cholinergic urticaria
2. Angioedema
3. Urticarial vasculitis
4. Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FDEIA)


1. Acute prurigo
2. Subacute prurigo
3. Chronic prurigo
4. Prurigo gestationis
5. Prurigo pigmentosa (Nagashima)

Pruritus cutaneous

1. Pruritus universalis
2. Pruritus locaris

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Structure and
Function of the Skin
Histopathology of the Skin
Immunology of the Skin
Skin Lesions
Diagnosis of Skin Diseases
Treatment of Skin Diseases
Eczema and Dermatitis
Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus
Erythema, Erythroderma
(Exfoliative Dermatitis)
Drug-Induced Skin Reactions
and GVHD
Vasculitis, Purpura and
Other Vascular Diseases
Collagen Diseases
Physiochemical Injury and
Photosensitive Diseases
Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Disorders of Abnormal Keratinization
Disorders of Skin Color
Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat
Disorders of the Skin Appendages
Nevus and Neurocutaneous Syndrome
Benign Skin Tumors
Malignant Skin Tumors and Melanomas
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Diseases
Mycobacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted
Skin Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals
Genodermatoses: Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Dermoscopy: Appendix