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pruritus

[pru̇′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Localized or generalized itch due to irritation of sensory nerve endings.
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2) Although inflammatory, pruritic papules are present at most infested sites, the pathognomonic linear-to-serpiginous intradermal burrows, 5-10 mm long, dotted with fecal lithes (pellets) or scybala, and terminating in raised papules hiding ovipositing females are often absent.
24) These include polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP), pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), erythema multiforme, prurigo annularis, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, and impetigo herpetiformis.
pruritic, erythematous, and papular), but few persons reported seeing or feeling a bite.
Finally, it has been reported that a sudden eruption of numerous pruritic seborrheic keratoses in an adult (LeserTrelat sign) is a sign of internal malignancy.
The second case involved an elderly man admitted through the emergency department after presenting with fever, hypotension, and a 3-week history of a progressive, hyperkeratotic, pruritic rash on his trunk and arms.
A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN presented to our clinic with erythematous, pruritic, lightly-scaled, and annular patches on his dorsal wrists.
1] It is an idiopathic, subacute, or chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by pruritic, purple, plane topped, polygonal papule that affects skin, mucous membranes, hair follicles, and nails.
pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) [PEP] pemphigoid gestationis (PG) intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP).
1 percent) is a corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses in patients 12 years of age or older.
Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious and pruritic acariosis of skin caused by Sarcoptes scabiei which inflicts damage mainly by piercing skin, sucking lymph and feeding on young epidermal cells resulting in formation of tunnels within upper epidermal layers (Ibrahim and Abu-Samra, 1987).
The other patient (Figure, panel C) displayed 56 macules with 1 pruritic central vesicle.