Contact Urticaria Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 09, 2016
  • Author: Saqib Bashir, MBChB, MD, FRCP; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of contact urticaria include the following:

  • Hereditary angioedema

  • Aquagenic urticaria

  • Cold urticaria

  • Protein contact dermatitis

  • Asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, and anaphylaxis

Differential Diagnoses