What is contact urticaria?

Updated: Mar 21, 2018
  • Author: Henry K Wong, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Contact urticaria is an allergic reaction to a substance that comes into contact with the skin (eg, an occupational exposure) (see the image below).

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