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Familial dermographism

Familial dermographism: Introduction

Familial dermographism: A rare inherited form of hives. Even a single stroke applied with moderate pressure on the skin produces a red welt. The response usually occurs within minutes of the stimulus and may last for a few hours. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial dermographism is available below.

Symptoms of Familial dermographism

Treatments for Familial dermographism

Wrongly Diagnosed with Familial dermographism?

Familial dermographism: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Familial dermographism

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Misdiagnosis and Familial dermographism

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Familial dermographism: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Familial dermographism: Animations

Prognosis for Familial dermographism

Prognosis for Familial dermographism: symptoms tend to occur throughout the patients life

Statistics for Familial dermographism

Familial dermographism: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Familial dermographism:

Familial dermographism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Familial dermographism, or a subtype of Familial dermographism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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