This expanded and revised Second Edition of Urticaria and Angioedema aids physicians in understanding the pathomechanisms involved in urticaria to ensure appropriate diagnosis and follow-through treatment.
New to the Second Edition:
- updated content on cellular and clinical practice paradigms
- new chapters on epidemiology, diagnostic techniques, acute urticaria, non-hereditary angioedema, systemic mastocytosis, and hypersinophilic syndrome
- the latest screening tests for autoimmune urticaria
- the latest data on autoimmune mechanisms that initiate chronic urticaria and angioedema in some patients, and abnormalities of signal transduction that may be found in both the autoimmune and "idiopathic" subgroups