chronic prurigo

chronic prurigo

A papular prurigo or follicular eczema of adults that arises in a background of atopic dermatitis, which is associated with intense pruritus and lichenification.
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Stander and her fellow members of the EADV Task Force Pruritus recently reported, prurigo nodularis should be considered as one of the clinical manifestations of chronic prurigo, hallmarks of which include neuronal sensitization to itch and development of an itch-scratch cycle (J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
Other symptoms are specific to the organ involved and include hepatic granulomas, chronic prurigo, pruritus, urticaria, eczema, vasculitis, eosinophilic meningitis or encephalitis, myelitis, optic neuritis, radiculitis, cranial nerve palsy, and, less commonly, myocarditis, nephrotic syndrome, and arthritis.
Other symptoms are specific to organs involved and include hepatic granulomas, chronic prurigo, pruritus, urticaria, eczema, vasculitis, eosinophilic meningitis or encephalitis, myelitis, optic neuritis, radiculitis, cranial nerve palsy, and, less commonly, myocarditis, nephrotic syndrome, and arthritis.

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