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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pressler, A; Grosber, M; Halle, M; Ring, J; Brockow, K 
Title:
Failure of omalizumab and successful control with ketotifen in a patient with vibratory angio-oedema. 
Abstract:
Vibratory angio-oedema is a rare form of physical urticaria characterized by pruriginous weals and angio-oedema at the site of exposure to vibration. Severe treatment-resistant disease can occur, and is associated with significant disability. Therapy with omalizumab, a monoclonal IgG anti-IgE antibody, has been shown to be successful in several types of physical urticaria. We report a patient with vibratory angio-oedema for whom all standard treatments for urticaria, including omalizumab, failed...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Exp Dermatol 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
38 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
151-3 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0307-6938 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl und Poliklinik für präventive und rehabilitative Sportmedizin; Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie