Pressure urticaria

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Pressure urticaria
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L50.4 (ILDS L50.410)

Pressure urticaria (also known as delayed pressure urticaria) is a physical urticaria caused by pressure applied to the skin, and is characterized by the development of swelling and pain that usually occurs 3 to 12 hours after local pressure has been applied.[1]:155[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 266–7. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.