Prurigo nodularis

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Prurigo nodularis

Prurigo nodularis is a skin condition characterized by hard crusty lumps that itch intensely.  The exact cause of the condition is unknown. However, it can occur in isolation or as a result of repeated trauma to chronic pruritus (itching). Treatment for the condition can be challenging.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Prurigo nodularis" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Xerosis cutis and associated co-factors in women with prurigo nodularis.
 

Author(s): Sevgi Akarsu, Ozlem Ozbagcivan, Turna Ilknur, Fatma Semiz, Burcu Bahar Inci, Emel Fetil

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;93(5):671-679.

 

Current data regarding the associated factors of prurigo nodularis are still uncertain, except for atopic predisposition.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Thalidomide for the treatment of chronic refractory prurigo nodularis.
 

Author(s): Crystal Aguh, Shawn G Kwatra, Alice He, Ginette A Okoye

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Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a highly pruritic skin condition that is caused by chronic scratching. It occurs in patients with chronic itch and is characterized by multiple hyperkeratotic papules and nodules. The pathogenesis of PN is unclear, but involves a complex interplay of numerous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Vesiculobullous eruption in a patient receiving psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) treatment for prurigo nodules: a case of PUVA-aggravated pemphigoid nodularis.
 

Author(s): K T Amber, D Z Korta, S de Feraudy, S A Grando

Journal: Clin. Exp. Dermatol.. 2017 Oct;42(7):833-835.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Apremilast as Anti-pruritic Treatment in Patients With Prurigo Nodularis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prurigo Nodularis

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2018

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Last Updated: 1 Oct 2018

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Last Updated: 1 Oct 2018

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