Analysis of coagulation factors in angioedema/urticaria: increased values of D-dimer and fibrinogen in isolated angioedema
CONCLUSIONS: One characteristic of angioedema is an elevated blood coagulation potential, which may help produce fibrin and may be important in controlling angioedema attacks.PMID:38745417 (Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica)
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica - May 15, 2024 Category: Dermatology Authors: Maja Štrajtenberger Liborija Lugovi ć-Mihić Asja Stipi ć-Marković Marinko Artukovi ć Roman Mihi ć Lorena Dola čki Nika-Barbara Pravica Ivica Lokner Source Type: research

Remission of chronic urticaria in patients treated with omalizumab
CONCLUSIONS: The study shows that a quarter of severe CSU patients achieve long-term remission. In addition, sgAHs effectively manage symptoms in a majority of relapsed cases, and those requiring omalizumab reintroduction respond favorably.PMID:38741391 (Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica)
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica - May 14, 2024 Category: Dermatology Authors: Klara Cvenkel Mojca Bizjak Julij Šelb Mitja Ko šnik Source Type: research

Oral methotrexate in the treatment of Hailey ‒Hailey disease: a case report
We present the case of a 43-year-old man unsuccessfully treated for Hailey‒Hailey disease with topical and systemic corticosteroids, antibiotics, and surgical debridement. At presentation he had erosions, vegetations, and infection in the axillae and groin. We introduced oral methotrexate, 10 mg weekly, and complete remission was achieved in 3 weeks. After 8 weeks, we decided to discontinue methotrexate due to lesion absence. Over 3 years of follow-up, mild flares were effectively managed with topical miconazole or mild steroid creams. We conclude that oral methotrexate is safe and effective for achieving long-term remis...
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica - May 6, 2024 Category: Dermatology Authors: Iva Ma širević Mudrić Jovana Pelemi š Branislav Leki ć Svetlana Popadi ć Source Type: research