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

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Diagnosis of urticaria

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Authors Schoepke, N., Doumoulakis, G., and Maurer, M.
Citation Schoepke, N., Doumoulakis, G., and Maurer, M.: Diagnosis of urticaria. In: Godse, K., editor: Urticaria. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2016
DocNum BC.33
DocType PDF
Editors Godse, K.
Name of Book Urticaria
Publisher New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
ReleaseDate 2016

Urticaria is a heterogeneous group of diseases with many subtypes. Almost all types of urticaria present with a common and distinctive clinical pattern, i.e. the development of itchy wheal and flare type skin lesions and/or angioedema, with the exception of urticaria factitia (in which angioedema is absent) and pressure urticaria (in which there are no wheals). Because of this, diagnosing urticarialargelyrelies on the clinical picture and patient history. Instead, diagnostic proceduresare aimed at the identification ofpossible trigger factors and allergies in acute urticaria, at findingthe underlying causes in chronic spontaneous urticaria (as this canchange therapeutic strategies and allow for a cure in some patients) and at characterisingthe factors that induce physical urticarias (as avoiding them can lead to significant improvement or even total prevention of symptoms).

(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