Dermatology Cases: Chronic urticaria


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In this episode:

– Chronic urticaria lasts at least six weeks may last indefinitely for months to years
– The causes of urticaria are multifactorial, such as viral infections, drugs, but most cases have no definite cause
– High dose antihistamines are the main treatment for acute and chronic urticaria
– Chronic urticaria may respond to new treatments, such as monoclonal antibody therapy




Host: Dr Vivienne Miller, GP and Medical Educator


Total time: 26 mins


Guest: Prof Rodney Sinclair, Professor of Dermatology, University of Melbourne; Founder and Director of Sinclair Dermatology; Director of Dermatology, Epworth Hospital; Head of the Epworth Dermatology Research Centre


Recommended Resource:
Chronic Inducible Urticaria (CINDU)
Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Clinical Trial

TelehealthDid you know that you can refer your patients for a telehealth consultation at Sinclair Dermatology?
Please visit or ask your patient to call (03) 9654 2426 for more information.





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