II. Description

  1. Flat topped palpable lesions of variable size
  2. Dermal collections of edema fluid

III. Precautions: Wheal persists beyond 72 hours

  1. Consider Urticarial Vasculitis and biopsy

IV. Examples

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Ontology: Welts (C0221232)

Definition (SCTSPA) Pápula o placa cutáneas eritematosas, que generalmente representan un edema dérmico de breve duración
Definition (NCI) A smooth, slightly elevated area on the body surface, which is redder or paler than the surrounding skin. It is the typical lesion of urticaria, the dermal evidence of allergy, and in sensitive persons may be provoked by mechanical irritation of the skin.
Definition (NCI_FDA) A smooth, slightly elevated area on the body surface, which is redder or paler than the surrounding skin. It is the typical lesion of urticaria, the dermal evidence of allergy, and in sensitive persons may be provoked by mechanical irritation of the skin.
Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 247472004, 267873009, 156445005, 64305001
LNC LP33296-2
English WHEALS, wheal (physical finding), wheal, Wheals, weals, welt, wheals, Hive, Skin wheal, Cutaneous wheal, WELT(S), WHEAL(S), Welt, Wheal, Weal, Weal (disorder), Welts, weal, welts
Dutch striemen, galbult
French Boules d'oedème, Papules ortiées, PAPULES
German Quaddeln, QUADDELN
Italian Pomfi, Strie ecchimotiche
Portuguese Pápulas (urticária), PAPULA
Spanish Ronchas, Habones, HABONES, habón, roncha (anomalía morfológica), roncha (trastorno), roncha
Czech Kopřivkové pupeny, Šrámy
Japanese ボウシン, 膨疹
Hungarian Csalánkiütések, Csalános kiütés