Urticarial Vasculitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Darius Mehregan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is urticarial vasculitis?

What is the pathophysiology of urticarial vasculitis?

What causes urticarial vasculitis?

What is the prevalence of urticarial vasculitis?

How does the prevalence of urticarial vasculitis vary by sex?

Which age groups have the highest incidence of vasculitis?

What is the prognosis of urticarial vasculitis?

What is included in patient education about urticarial vasculitis?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of urticarial vasculitis?

What causes urticarial vasculitis?

How is urticarial vasculitis categorized?

Which physical findings are characteristic of urticarial vasculitis?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Urticarial Vasculitis?

Workup

What is the role of lab studies in the workup of urticarial vasculitis?

Which imaging studies are performed in the workup of urticarial vasculitis?

When are pulmonary function tests indicated in the workup of urticarial vasculitis?

Which procedures are indicated in the workup of urticarial vasculitis?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of urticarial vasculitis?

Treatment

What is the focus of treatment for urticarial vasculitis and how is medical treatment selected?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial for patients with urticarial vasculitis?

What is included in long-term monitoring for patients with urticarial vasculitis?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of urticarial vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Glucocorticoids are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Cytotoxic agents are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antimalarials are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Sulfone antibiotics are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Anti-inflammatory agents are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Urticarial Vasculitis?