Cholinergic Urticaria Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 16, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is cholinergic urticaria?

What are the subtypes of cholinergic urticaria?

What is the pathophysiology of cholinergic urticaria?

What is the role of mast cells in the etiology of cholinergic urticaria?

What is the allergy-based etiology of cholinergic urticaria?

What is the role of seasonal temperature in the etiology of cholinergic urticaria?

What are risk factors for cholinergic urticaria?

What is the prevalence of cholinergic urticaria?

Where can patient education resources for cholinergic urticaria be found?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings suggest cholinergic urticaria?

What are symptoms of cholinergic urticaria?

What are cardiorespiratory symptoms of cholinergic urticaria?

What is the duration of cholinergic urticaria?

What is included in the physical exam of cholinergic urticaria?

DDX

How are other forms of urticaria differentiated from cholinergic urticaria?

What are the differential diagnoses for Cholinergic Urticaria?

Workup

Which tests are performed in the workup of cholinergic urticaria?

Treatment

What are the treatment options for cholinergic urticaria?

What is the role of dietary modifications in the treatment of cholinergic urticaria?

How is cholinergic urticaria prevented?

What tool is available for the long-term monitoring of patients with cholinergic urticaria?

What is the role of pharmacologic therapy in the treatment of cholinergic urticaria?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of cholinergic urticaria?

Which medications in the drug class Anticholinergic Agents are used in the treatment of Cholinergic Urticaria?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-Blockers are used in the treatment of Cholinergic Urticaria?

Which medications in the drug class Androgens are used in the treatment of Cholinergic Urticaria?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Cholinergic Urticaria?