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Urticaria Pigmentosa Summary

Description: The most common form of cutaneous mastocytosis (MASTOCYTOSIS, CUTANEOUS) that occurs primarily in children. It is characterized by the multiple small reddish-brown pigmented pruritic macules and papules.

Also Known As: Cutaneous Mastocytoses, Maculopapular; Cutaneous Mastocytosis, Maculopapular; Maculopapular Cutaneous Mastocytoses; Maculopapular Cutaneous Mastocytosis

Networked: 151 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Urticaria Pigmentosa

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  2. Cladribine : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 3 Generic
  3. Colloids (Colloid) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride) : 2 studies in 27 results : FDA 1
  5. Antibodies : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  6. Substance P : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Histidine (L-Histidine) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 21
  8. tranilast (N 5') : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  9. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. anti-IgE : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Urticaria Pigmentosa

  1. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  2. Skin Diseases
  3. Granuloma Annulare
  4. Systemic Mastocytosis
  5. Urticaria (Hives)
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Key Therapies for Urticaria Pigmentosa

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  1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  2. Solid-State Lasers : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. PUVA Therapy : 4 results
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 3 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 2 results
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