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Here is a quick mnemonic “HIVES to remember about Urticaria Like Eruptions Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Urticaria Like Eruptions Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • H – Hypersensitivity reaction without fever.
  • I – Individuals with classic urticaria have this symptom.
  • V – Urticarial vasculitis causes urticaria-like eruptions with fever.
  • E – Etiologies for prolonged lesions include serum sickness, connective-tissue disease, and infection.
  • S – Serum sickness can be induced by drugs like penicillins, sulfas, salicylates, or barbiturates.

Mnemonic : HIVES

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