Urticaria is one of the most common allergic diseases that affects about 10% of the population during their lifetime. Among people with urticaria, 1% may develop chronic urticaria of unknown cause. Chronic urticaria is a major challenge in the treatment of allergic diseases. Because the disease is idiopathic, finding the underlying causes, treatment, and approach to the disease is an interesting aspect of ​​allergy research.

Topics covered in this Special Issue include (but are not limited to) Chronic urticaria

-Immunogenetics of chronic urticaria

-Epidemiology of chronic urticaria

-Approach to chronic urticaria

-Treatments

-Urticaria in the post Corona period

Immunogenetics includes articles of basic sciences and physiopathological mechanisms of the disease. In the approach subtitle, differential diagnoses and comorbidities should be considered. In the treatment subtitle, both classical and modern treatments are acceptable. In the post Corona period, the manifestations and outcomes of patients with urticaria after COVID-19 and chronic urticaria after COVID-19 are considered. In addition to the mentioned topics, submitting manuscripts in all areas related to chronic urticaria is acceptable, and the mentioned items are only for focusing on the main topic. All reviews and original articles are accepted. This special issue does not include Case Reports, Letters to the Editor, or Editorials.

Guest Editors: Inquiries about the prospective submissions should be submitted to the guest editors:

Wesam Kooti, Department of Immunology, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran

Email: [email protected]

Rasoul Nasiri Kalmarzi, Lung Diseases and Allergy Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online www.all-imm.com  by registering and logging in to the journal’s website. Once you are registered, go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page of the journal.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

Last Submission due date: October 30, 2022

Article-processing charges (APC):  USD 650 (Invited articles are free from publication fee)

This special issue is now open for submission.