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H1 and H2 Receptors in the Skin: Role in Chronic Urticaria

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A general review of urticaria is given with emphasis upon the classification, etiology and causative mechanisms of urticaria. Treatment modalities are then introduced for the various types of urticaria. Finally, a comprehensive discussion is presented concerning the role of H1 and H2 antagonists in the treatment of urticaria and a comparison is made between the various H1 and H2 antagonists currently available for therapy.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois

Publication date: September 1, 1984

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  • Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is a peer reviewed publication dedicated to distributing timely scientific research regarding advancements in the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology. Its primary readership consists of allergists and pulmonologists.

    The goal of the Proceedings is to publish articles with a predominantly clinical focus which directly impact quality of care for patients with allergic disease and asthma.

    Featured topics include asthma, rhinitis, sinusitis, food allergies, allergic skin diseases, diagnostic techniques, allergens, and treatment modalities. Published material includes peer-reviewed original research, clinical trials and review articles.

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    The journal is indexed in Thomson Reuters Web of Science and Science Citation Index Expanded, plus the National Library of Medicine's PubMed service.
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