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Urticaria: Quiz


Question 1: A less common cause is exposure to certain bacteria, such as streptococcus or possibly ________.
Escherichia coliHelicobacter pyloriPseudomonas aeruginosaPeptic ulcer

Question 2: Cold (________): Reaction to cold, such as ice, cold air or water - worse with sudden change in temperature
Actinic cheilitisItchCold urticariaPsoriasis

Question 3: The most common food allergies in children are shellfish, nuts, ________, eggs, wheat, and soy.

Question 4: This rash is caused by contact with urushiol and results in a form of contact dermatitis called ________.
UrticariaEczemaUrushiol-induced contact dermatitisPsoriasis

Question 5: Drug treatment is typically in the form of antihistamines such as diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine, ________ and other H1 receptor antagonists.

Question 6: ________ is similar to urticaria,[13] but in angioedema, the swelling occurs in a lower layer of the dermis than it does in urticaria,[14] as well as in the subcutis.

Question 7: The skin lesions of urticarial disease are caused by an inflammatory reaction in the skin, causing leakage of capillaries in the dermis, and resulting in an ________ which persists until the interstitial fluid is absorbed into the surrounding cells.

Question 8: skin ulcer (Pyoderma gangrenosum, ________)

Question 9: For very severe outbreaks, an oral corticosteroid such as ________ is sometimes prescribed.

Question 10: Urticaria and angioedema sometimes occur together in response to an ________ and is a concern in severe cases as angioedema of the throat can be fatal.
Immune systemCell-mediated immunityAllergenAutoimmunity

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