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Definition

An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by localized hives and systemic manifestations in response to dermal vibration, with coincident degranulation of mast cells and increased histamine levels in serum.

Acronym

VBU

Synonyms

Dermodistortive urticaria
Vibratory angioedema

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