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Cholinergic urticaria in Adult
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Cholinergic urticaria in Adult

Contributors: Craig N. Burkhart MD, Dean Morrell MD, Lowell A. Goldsmith MD, MPH
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Synopsis

Cholinergic urticaria is a type of urticaria associated with sweating, exercise, and overheating. Small transient lesions rapidly occur and usually last only a few hours. Some patients have reported headache, dizziness, and gastrointestinal distress with this condition.

Codes

ICD10CM:
L50.5 – Cholinergic urticaria

SNOMEDCT:
73098005 – Cholinergic urticaria

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Last Updated:12/14/2020
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Cholinergic urticaria in Adult
Cholinergic urticaria : Hot and humid environment exposure, Round configuration, Trunk, Exercise induced, Blanching patches
Clinical image of Cholinergic urticaria
Two urticarial erythematous plaques, each with a central urticarial papule.
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