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.
Notalgia paresthetica and brachioradial pruritus are two examples of severe itches that arise in the peripheral nervous system rather than on the skin.
It is called brachioradial pruritus and is thought to be due to chronic exposure to the sun, so wear long-sleeves.