Acute urticaria due to alcohol

Anthony Ormerod, P J Holt

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Abstract

A patient with urticaria caused specifically by alcohol is described. The reaction could be blocked by indomethacin and naloxone, indicating that the eruption was mediated by endogenous opiates and prostaglandins. Sodium cromoglycate blocked the reaction completely and consistently.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-724
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume108
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1983

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Cromolyn Sodium
Opioid Peptides
Urticaria
Naloxone
Indomethacin
Prostaglandins
Alcohols

Keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Ethanol
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Urticaria

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Acute urticaria due to alcohol. / Ormerod, Anthony; Holt, P J.

In: British Journal of Dermatology, Vol. 108, No. 6, 01.06.1983, p. 723-724.

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Ormerod, Anthony ; Holt, P J. / Acute urticaria due to alcohol. In: British Journal of Dermatology. 1983 ; Vol. 108, No. 6. pp. 723-724.
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