Korean J Dermatol.  1988 Apr;26(2):179-183.

Dermographism ( III ): Dermographism in Acute and Chronic Urticaria

Abstract

The prevalence of dermographism in 96 patients of acute or chronic urticaria was studied using dermographic tester. The results were summarized as follows : 1. The prevalence rate of dermographism in acute or chronic urticaria was 26.0% (25/96). 2. Dermographism was more common in acute or chronic urticaria than in the general population(p<0.005). 3. There was no significant difference in the prevalence rate of dermographiam between acute and chronic urticaria. 4. The prevalence rate of dermographism was not significantly correlated with the level of serum IgE.

Keyword

Dermographism; Prevalence; Urticaria

MeSH Terms

Humans
Immunoglobulin E
Prevalence
Urticaria*
Immunoglobulin E
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