Effects of pregnancy on chronic urticaria: Results of the PREG-CU UCARE study

Kocaturk E., Al-Ahmad M., Krause K., Gimenez-Arnau A. M., Thomsen S. F., Conlon N., ...More

ALLERGY, vol.76, no.10, pp.3133-3144, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/all.14950
  • Journal Name: ALLERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.3133-3144
  • Keywords: breastfeeding, disease activity, hormones, pregnancy, urticaria, MAST-CELL, AUTOIMMUNITY, POPULATION
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background Chronic urticaria (CU) predominantly affects women, and sex hormones can modulate disease activity in female CU patients. As of now, the impact of pregnancy on CU is largely unknown.