Table 1

Clinical features of eight girls with chronic urticaria and positive thyroid autoantibodies taken from a cohort of 187 children and adolescents with chronic urticaria

Patient no.Sex/age at presentation (y)Duration of urticariaFamily history
1F/109 mthJRA (sister)
2F/154 mthHypothyroidism (father)
3F/175 mth
4F/13.56 yType 1 diabetes (brother)
5F/77 y
6F/113 yHashimoto thyroiditis (mother)
7F/86 mth
8F/112 y