pruritus

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pruritus

[pru̇′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Localized or generalized itch due to irritation of sensory nerve endings.
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The itching from brachioradial pruritus tends to be worst with late-summer sun exposure and may clear in the winter.
It is called brachioradial pruritus and is thought to be due to chronic exposure to the sun, so wear long-sleeves.
Notalgia paresthetica and brachioradial pruritus are two distinct examples of severe itches that arise in the peripheral nervous system rather than on the skin.