Diagnosis of Chronic Urticaria

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Person with pimples

Symptoms. Diagnosing chronic urticaria is always done using the clinical picture (the symptoms that the patient presents), as the skin lesions are easy to identify. Furthermore, the self-limited course and the absence of residual lesions on the skin, when the hives disappear, helps with identification.  

Patient with a skin biopsy examined under the microscope

Skin biopsy. In special cases, and in those in which the diagnosis is not certain, it is necessary to carry out a skin biopsy to complete the study. 

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Paula Ribó Gonzalez

Published: 25 May 2020
Updated: 25 May 2020

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