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Descriptor English: Urticaria
Descriptor Spanish: Urticaria
Descriptor urticaria
Entry term(s) escozor
habón
Scope note: Reacción vascular de la piel que se caracteriza por eritema y formación de ronchas debido al incremento localizado de la permeabilidad vascular. El mecanismo causal puede ser una alergia, infección o estrés.
Descriptor Portuguese: Urticária
Descriptor French: Urticaire
Entry term(s): Hives
Urticarias
Tree number(s): C17.800.862.945
C20.543.480.904
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014581
Scope note: A vascular reaction of the skin characterized by erythema and wheal formation due to localized increase of vascular permeability. The causative mechanism may be allergy, infection, or stress.
Annotation: a form of immediate hypersensitivity; note X ref
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14983
Unique ID: D014581
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/05/27
Urticaria - Preferred
Concept UI M0022414
Scope note A vascular reaction of the skin characterized by erythema and wheal formation due to localized increase of vascular permeability. The causative mechanism may be allergy, infection, or stress.
Preferred term Urticaria
Entry term(s) Hives
Urticarias



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