TITLE

CAN WORMS CAUSE CHRONIC URTICARIA?

AUTHOR(S)
Godse, K. V.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Dermatology;2006, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which investigated the association between worms and chronic urticaria in patients in Mumbai, India. The clinical characteristics of the patients involved in the study are described. Routine examinations conducted on the patients include complete blood count, random blood sugar, urine and stool examination. The use of albendazole for wormicidal treatment is revealed.
ACCESSION #
22066794

 

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