Unmet need in CSU: Classification of CSU

Classification of CSU

Urticaria may be classified into different subtypes based on duration and cause.

CSU is defined as the spontaneous daily or almost daily occurrence of itchy hives, angioedema or both, lasting for six weeks or more.1

Simple flow chart showing the main symptoms to identify when diagnosing urticaria  from chronic spontaneous urticaria


*Patient verbatim and profile comes from hypothetical patient for illustrative purpose only

Data from ASTERIA II; two other phase III studies (ASTERIA I and GLACIAL) were also conducted to assess efficacy and safety of Xolair® in inadequately controlled CSU patients

Xolair® 300mg vs. baseline at 12 weeks; p<0.001 vs placebo. DLQI Dermatology Life Quality Index

References: 1. Zuberbier T, et al. Allergy 2014; 69:868-887. 2. Maurer M, et al. Allergy 2011; 66:317-330. 3. Greaves M. Allergy Clin Immunology 2000; 105:664-672. 4. Maurer M, et al. N Engl J Med  2013; 368:924-935.

NP4 code: GLDEIM/IGE025E/0181

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