Question

Choose the correct description of the skin condition.

_______ urticaria

a.an autoimmune skin condition

b.skin cancer that can develop from a mole; the most serious form of skin cancer

c.another name for hives

d.skin lesion caused by a shallow scratch

e.another name for a skin boil

f.a virus-caused skin cancer that sometimes develops in immune-deficient individuals

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Hives\textbf{Hives}, or urticaria\textbf{urticaria} is a condition in which lesions called wheals can be seen.

They are caused by leakage of the blood vessel fluids and they can persist from few hours to few weeks.

Urticaria has various etiologies e. g. hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to drugs or food, physical irritants, and systemic diseases.

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