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

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Urticaria

Filename 32. Maurer et al., 23 URTICARIA in Kabashima, Springer Japan 2016.pdf
Filesize 725 KB
Version bc.32
Date added August 2, 2020
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Category Book Chapters
Tags angioedema, histamine, hives, itch, mast cells, urticaria, Wheals
Authors Maurer, M., Magerl, M., Zuberbier, T., and Weller, K.
Citation Maurer, M., Magerl, M., Zuberbier, T., and Weller, K.: Urticaria. In: Kabashima, K., editor: Immunology of the skin. Japan: Springer, 2016
DocNum BC.32
Editors Kabashima, K.
Name of Book Immunology of the skin
Publisher Japan: Springer
ReleaseDate 2016
DocType PDF

Urticaria is a heterogeneous group of diseases. Wheals and angioedema are the signature signs and itch is the key symptom. Most cases of urticaria resolve within days. Those that do not tend to be of long duration and associated with severely impaired quality of life. Some patients with chronic urticaria develop wheals and angioedema exclusively in response to specific triggers (inducible urticaria), but most do not (spontaneous urticaria). The aim of chronic urticaria management is complete relief of signs and symptoms, which is often achieved by symptomatic rather than curative treatment. Modern, second generation H1-antihistamines are the first line therapy.

(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