[Urticarial syndrome related to Treponema infection]

Rev Alerg Mex. 2014 Oct-Dec;61(4):363-7.
[Article in Spanish]

Abstract

There are cases of patients having urticaria that do not respond satisfactorily to antihistamine treatment suggested by guidelines. In order to expand the search for associated factors, research about possible related infections have been performed. This paper describes the case of two patients evaluated in our center for hives resistant to standard treatment in which syphilis was diagnosed, with remission of urticaria when specific antibiotic treatment was established.

Existen pacientes con urticaria que no se controlan satisfactoriamente con el tratamiento antihistamínico sugerido por las guías. Con el objetivo de ampliar la búsqueda de factores asociados, se realizaron investigaciones de infecciones como posibles implicados. Se describe el caso de dos pacientes atendidos en nuestro servicio por urticaria resistente al tratamiento habitual, en los que se diagnosticó sífilis, con remisión de la urticaria al administrar el tratamiento antibiótico específico.

Keywords: Anti-H1; Infections; Syphilis; Urticaria; VDRL.

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