Etiological evaluation of acute urticaria in children admitted to an inner city hospital of Turkey

Cetinkaya F., Uysalol E. P. , Gelen S., Besbenli K.

ASTIM ALLERJI IMMUNOLOJI, vol.9, no.1, pp.15-19, 2011 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-19
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Acute urticaria is one of most common allergic skin diseases in children like all age groups. But the etiological factors may vary from society to society and can't be determined in all cases. In this study, we wanted to investigate the factors that may play a role in the etiology acute urticaria in children admitted to the emergency department of an inner city hospital.