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Physical urticaria
  1. Jessica English,
  2. Keerthi Reddy,
  3. Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada,
  4. Kailash Bajaj
  1. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Kailash Bajaj, BAJAJK{at}

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A 23-year-old woman with medical history of allergic asthma, physical urticarias (cold-induced and dermatographism) and allergic rhinitis presented with pruritic hives and swelling on her hands 20 min after playing the cello (figure 1A,B). The angioedema lasted …

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  • Contributors Collection and organisation of the article: JE, KR and AG.

    Manuscript writing: JE, KR and KB.

    Final approval of manuscript: all authors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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