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Hives (urticaria) on the back

The hives (urticaria) on this person's back have the typical slightly-raised red appearance and are accompanied by itching. Hives can be generalized over the entire body, or may be localized.


Review Date: 5/13/2011
Reviewed By: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Associate, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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