chronic prurigo

(redirected from subacute 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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According to a review of more than 150 elderly patients in the outpatient setting who presented with a chief complaint of persistent pruritus, the five most common diagnoses were atopiclike dermatosis, lichen simplex chronicus/prurigo nodularis, subacute prurigo, transient acantholytic dermatosis, and neuropathic disease.
According to a review of more than 150 elderly patients in the outpatient setting who presented with a chief complaint of persistent pruritus, the five most common diagnoses were atopic-like dermatosis, lichen simplex chronicus/prurigo nodularis, subacute prurigo, transient acantholytic dermatosis, and neuropathic disease.

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