Some clinicians have prescribed topical Sinequan or capsaicin for brachioradial pruritus
. Wrapping up the itching area in Unna's boot occlusion for a few weeks may break the itch-scratch cycle, Dr.
"The temporal course of brachioradial pruritus
and the [histologic] changes in the skin similar to those caused by ultraviolet light indicate that sunlight is an eliciting factor and that cervical spine disease can be a predisposing factor," the authors wrote.
Although NP is an uncomfortable condition, brachioradial pruritus
(BP) can be excruciating.
The timing of itch onset (late versus early summer) distinguishes brachioradial pruritus
from polymorphous light eruption (PMLE).