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Rev Alerg Mex. 2014 Oct-Dec;61(4):363-7.

[Urticarial syndrome related to Treponema infection].

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Unidad Docente de Alergia e Inmunología del Hospital San Bernardo, Salta, Argentina.


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There are cases of patients having urticaria that do not respond satisfactorily to antihistamine treatment suggested by guidelines. In order to expand the search for associated factors, research about possible related infections have been performed. This paper describes the case of two patients evaluated in our center for hives resistant to standard treatment in which syphilis was diagnosed, with remission of urticaria when specific antibiotic treatment was established.


Anti-H1; Infections; Syphilis; Urticaria; VDRL


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