Publications, Books, Book Chapters and Reviews by Prof. Marcus Maurer, MD

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Cold Urticaria

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Authors Maurer, M.
Citation Maurer, M.: Cold Urticaria. In: Saini, S. and Callen, J., editors: UpToDate. Massachusetts: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2014
DocNum BC.28
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Editors Saini, S. and Callen, J.
Name of Book UpToDate
Publisher Massachusetts: Wolters Kluwer Health
ReleaseDate 2014

Cold urticaria, or cold contact urticaria, is a subtype of physical urticaria (table 1) [1,2]. The physical urticarias are forms of inducible urticaria, in which there is a specific stimulus that triggers the development of symptoms. Cold urticaria is characterized by pruritic wheals (hives) and/or angioedema due to cutaneous mast cell activation and release of proinflammatory mediators after cold exposure. Triggers include skin contact with cold objects, cold liquids, and cold air. The underlying pathophysiology is largely unknown.Cold urticaria is reviewed here. Other urticaria disorders, including acute and chronic spontaneous urticaria and other forms of inducible urticarial including physical urticaria, are discussed separately. (See “Physical urticarias” and “New-onset urticaria” and “Chronic urticaria: Standard management and patient education” and “Chronic urticaria: Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and natural history”.)

(Last update: 02.2021)

Number of publications (original work and reviews) in peer-reviewed journals: 601
Number of original publications in peer-reviewed journals: 432
Number of reviews in peer-reviewed journals: 169
Cumulative IF of publications (original work & reviews) in peer-reviewed journals: 3326,21
Cumulative IF for original publications in peer-reviewed journals: 2659,47
Cumulative IF for reviews in peer-reviewed journals: 666,74
Citations, Hirsch index: (view on Web of Science) 24104