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 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of prurigo nodularis with dexamethasone-cyclophosphamide pulse therapy.
 

Author(s): Ramji Gupta

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;82(2):239.

 

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2016

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Intraepidermal Nerve Fibre Density is Decreased in Lesional and Inter-lesional Prurigo Nodularis and Reconstitutes on Healing of Lesions.
 

Author(s): Svetlana Bobko, Claudia Zeidler, Nani Osada, Claudia Riepe, Bettina Pfleiderer, Esther Pogatzki-Zahn, Andrey Lvov, Sonja Ständer

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2016 Mar;96(3):404-6.

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2016

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Oral tacrolimus treatment of pruritus in prurigo nodularis.
 

Author(s): Jon Anders Halvorsen, Willy Aasebø

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2015 Sep;95(7):866-7.

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Dapsone Prurigo Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Lichen Simples Chronicus and Prurigo

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2013

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