pruriginous


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pru·rig·i·nous

(prūr-ij'i-nŭs)
Relating to or suffering from prurigo.
[L. pruriginosus, having the itch]

pruriginous

(proo-rĭj′ĭ-nŭs) [L. prurigo, itch]
Pert. to, or of the nature of, prurigo.
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Prurigo pigmentosa: idiopathic pathology frequent in teenagers, characterized by inflammatory eruption, pruriginous, papulous, papulovesicular, localized in the back of the torso, neck, presternal area, followed by a regression of inflammatory process, hyperpigmented macules, reticular distribution, grey-brownish.
The pruriginous character of the lesions can be explained by the bite of the mites (mechanical action) and their type of feeding (the saliva is rich in proteolytic enzymes - irritative action).
In adults, rash may be maculopapular, pruriginous and most dense on the thorax.