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What is the definition of Cold Urticaria?
Cold urticaria is an allergic condition that affects the skin. Symptoms usually start in early adulthood. The most common symptom is a red, itchy rash that appears on the skin when it is exposed to the cold (e.g. cold weather or cold water). This reaction usually occurs within 5-10 minutes after exposure and can last for 1-2 hours. The exact cause of Cold urticaria is unknown. In some cases, it may be associated with an infection, insect bite, or blood cancer. It is diagnosed based on the symptoms and confirmed through tests that look for a specific reaction to cold.
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What are the alternative names for Cold Urticaria?
  • Cold urticaria
  • Cold contact urticaria
  • Primary idiopathic cold urticaria
  • Urticaria idiopathic cold
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Pathogenesis and Genetic Basis of Physical Induced Urticarial Syndromes

Background: Urticaria is a common itchy skin disorder that may occur spontaneously or on exposure to a physical trigger (called physical urticaria). Researchers are studying the genetic basis of a physically induced urticarial syndrome. Once called familial cold urticaria, this condition is now called familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS). FCAS is an autoinflammatory disease, a group of inherited dis...

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A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multi-center, Parallel-group Study of Dupilumab in Patients With Chronic Inducible Cold Urticaria Who Remain Symptomatic Despite the Use of H1-antihistamine Treatment

Objective: To demonstrate the efficacy of dupilumab in adult and adolescent participants with primary acquired chronic inducible cold urticaria (ColdU) who remain symptomatic despite the use of an H1-antihistamine Secondary

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Cold Urticaria?
Systematic Review of Safety and Efficacy of IL-1-Targeted Biologics in Treating Immune-Mediated Disorders.
Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Lumbar Sympathetic Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation Versus Chemical Lumbar Sympathectomy in the Treatment of Cold Hypersensitivity in the Hands and Feet: A Retrospective Study.
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