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 NKlR is the primary receptor for substance P, and thus plays an important role in pruritus signaling.
Pruritus is one of the major dermatological side effects of a variety of drugs.
She led a landmark study that outlined the previously unappreciated dimensions of chronic pruritus as a clinical issue.
Some patients, however, do see a health care provider for treatment, most often because of pruritus.
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At the first evaluation, after just 1 week of treatment, pruritus scores showed a mean 30% reduction with 1% OPA-15406 versus no significant change in controls.
The mechanism by which these alkaloids might cause pruritus in scars is not known.
Methods: In this double-blind randomized clinical trial, 52 hemodialysis patients with uremic pruritus referred to 5azarTeaching Hospital in Gorgan in 2013 were studied.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Pruritus
PARK CITY, UTAH -- When an otherwise healthy 75-year-old patient presents with persistent pruritus as the chief complaint, the first thing to do is rule out specific dermatologic disorders, according to Dr.