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1 Management of Chronic Urticaria Identifying Triggers and Treating Symptoms
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0021003 Presentation Facts File size: approximately 996 KB Number of slides : 34 These slides were prepared by the AAFP and content should not be modified in any way. If content is changed, it is the user’s responsibility to remove both the AAFP and the CME logos. Instructions to remove logos: from menu, select VIEW, MASTER, SLIDE MASTER; select the logos and delete; to return to the original slide view, select VIEW, SLIDE
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0021003 Acknowledgments This is a presentation of the American Academy of Family Physicians supported by an educational grant from Aventis Pharmaceuticals The AAFP gratefully acknowledges Harold H. Hedges, III, M.D. and Susan M. Pollart, M.D. for developing the content for the AAFP and Thomas J. Zuber, M.D., M.P.H., MBA, and Aventis Pharmaceuticals for providing the photo images included in this slide presentation.
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0021003 Acknowledgments Harold H. Hedges, III, M.D. Private Practice Little Rock Family Practice Clinic Little Rock, Arkansas and Susan P. Pollart, M.D. Associate Professor of Family Medicine University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, Virginia
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0021003 Upon Completion of This Presentation You Should be Able To Define the current classification of urticaria and its importance on patient’s quality of life Understand the new concepts of autoimmune urticaria Explain the pathophysiology and proficiently diagnose the symptoms associated with urticaria Develop appropriate strategies to treat and effectively manage the symptoms of urticaria
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0021003 Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU) Consists of hives May be accompanied by angioedema Diagnosed when hives occur on a regular basis for longer than six weeks Chronic urticaria improves with time
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0021003 Hives – Lesions That Are: Pruritic Erythematous Roughly circular Sometimes confluent
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0021003 Photo Images of Hives
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0021003 Photo Images of Hives
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0021003 Photo Images of Hives
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0021003 Photo Images of Hives
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0021003 Photo Images of Hives
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