Galvanic urticaria

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A variety of environmental stimuli, such as vibration, ultraviolet radiation, and exposure to water, are recognized as causes of "physical urticaria." A medical student, participating in a demonstration of a galvanic device used in the treatment of hyperhidrosis, demonstrated urticaria in response to this galvanic stimulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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