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Prurigo infantilis

prurigo infantilis --> papular urticaria

A sensitivity reaction to insect bites, especially human and pet fleas, seen mostly in young children as wheals followed by papules on exposed areas.

Synonym: lichen urticatus, prurigo infantilis, urticaria papulosa.


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